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Table 1 Comparison of number of preterm neonates with cardio-respiratory symptoms before, during, and after placement in a car seat (n, %)

From: Risk of cardio-respiratory abnormalities in preterm infants placed in car seats: a cross-sectional study

  Placement in the car seat
Cardio-Respiratory Symptom Before (1) (n = 42) During (2) (n = 42) After (3) (n = 42) P1–2 P2–3
Periodic Breathing 9 (21.4%) 25 (59.5%) 2 (4.8%) 0.01 0.001
Apnea 0 2 (4.8%) 0 NS NS
Bradycardia (HR ≤80/min) 4 (%) 14 (33.3%) 0 0.001 NS
O2 Saturation<90% 9 (21.4%) 33 (78.6%) 7 (16.7%) 0.01 0.01
Combination* 10 (23.8%) 35 (83.3%) 3 (7.1%) 0.001 0.001
  1. * Presence of any cardio-respiratory symptoms