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Table 3 PaO 2 values in 1-hour periods when FiO 2 was >21%

From: Adherence to oxygenation and ventilation targets in mechanically ventilated premature and sick newborns: a retrospective study

  GA 23 − 28 GA 29 − 37 GA 38 − 41 GA > 41 Total count
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) N (%)
No. of low PaO2 values (Prem. < 6, full term < 8 kPa) 57 (24) 50 (31) 71 (60) 30 (33) 208 (34)a
No. of normal PaO2 values (Prem. 6–10, full term 8–10.7 kPa) 170 (71) 91 (57) 24 (20) 29 (32) 314 (52)
No. of high PaO2 values (Prem. > 10, full term >10.7 kPa) 12 (5) 19 (12) 24 (20) 32 (35) 87 (14)b
Total count 239 (100) 160 (100) 119 (100) 91 (100) 609 (100)
  1. Obtained in 93 patients.
  2. aData from newborns with circulatory problems were included in the count of low PaO2 values.
  3. bOf the high PaO2 values, 28 (32%) were >14.6 kPa.
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