International Journal of Pediatrics / 2012 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Factors Affecting the Weaning from Nasal CPAP in Preterm Neonates

Table 4

Multivariate analysis for PMA at successful NCPAP weaning and significant predictor variables, analysis done for the group as a whole and when stratified by intubation.

Full cohort ( ) Nonintubated ( ) Intubated ( )
Beta 95% CI value Beta 95% CI value Beta 95% CI value

BW−0.90−1.50–0.280.004−0.76−0.17–1.300.01−2.50−4.02–0.990.001
Gender−0.14−0.54–0.260.5−0.15−0.51–0.200.39−0.13−1.10–0.850.8
Chorioamnionitis1.140.19–2.10<0.010.720.16–1.600.010.95−1.18–3.080.38
Sepsis/NEC0.67−0.05–1.380.060.71−0.03–1.500.060.21−1.12–1.540.75
Anemia1.050.56–1.55<.00010.910.50–1.30<.0010.61−2.10–3.400.69
IVH1.140.57–1.72<.010.52−0.13–1.180.10.80−0.20–1.820.12
GE reflux1.991.16–2.82<.00011.440.23–2.65.021.23−0.06–2.520.06

Abbreviations: BW: birth weight, IVH: intraventricular hemmorhage, NEC: necrotizing enterocolitis, GE Reflux: gastroesophageal reflux.

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