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Table 1 Characteristics of 16 low birth weight infants participating in Kangaroo care

From: Cerebral oxygenation responses during kangaroo care in low birth weight infants

Subject number Sex GA (wks) BBW (g) Apgar score 1 min/5 min Acute phase illness At the day of Kangaroo care
       PCA (wks) BW (g) Theophylline
1 M 28 1228 8/8 PPHN 34 1531 Yes
2 M 28 1258 8/9 TTN 33 1458 Yes
3 F 31 1282 7/9 RDS 34 1222 No
4 F 30 1538 7/8 RDS 34 1482 No
5 F 30 1228 7/8 RDS 36 1298 No
6 F 28 1140 6/8 TTN 40 1638 No
7 F 27 1152 1/6 RDS 36 1298 No
8 M 33 1586 7/9 TTN 36 1752 No
9 M 24 692 8/8 RDS 40 1064 Yes
10 M 25 756 5/7 RDS 35 1043 Yes
11 M 27 1272 2/3 RDS 37 1581 No
12 M 25 866 5/8 RDS 41 1858 No
13 F 29 1106 9/9 RDS 36 1359 No
14 M 26 982 9/10 RDS 36 946 No
15 M 25 772 6/6 RDS 42 1334 No
16 M 27 1130 7/9 CLD 36 1540 No
  1. GA: gestational age, BBW: birth body weight, PCA: postconceptional age, BW: body weight, PPHN: persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, RDS: respiratory distress syndrome, TTN: transient tachypnea of the newborn