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Table 4 Characteristics of Infants in Vermont Oxford Network National Encephalopathy Registry, 2006-2010

From: The Vermont oxford neonatal encephalopathy registry: rationale, methods, and initial results

  Eligible N %
Admission Time > 6hrs 4165 1395 33.5
Small for Gestational Age 4231 676 16.0
Inborn 4232 1682 39.7
Maternal Race 4194   
 Asian   95 2.3
 Black   777 18.5
 Hispanic   574 13.7
 White   2675 63.8
 Other   73 1.7
Number of Births 4232   
 Singleton   4167 98.5
 Twins   65 1.5
Delivery Method 4228   
 Spontaneous vaginal   1414 33.4
 Vaginal delivery using vacuum/forceps   450 10.6
 Cesarean section before labor   840 19.9
 Cesarean section after labor   1524 36.1
Traumatic Birth Injury 4206 590 14.0
Meconium Aspiration Syndrome 4227 515 12.2
Cord Gas Obtained* 3699 1946 52.6
  1. *The NER specified arterial cord blood gas from 2006–2008 but in 2009–2010 included umbilical cord blood from any source.