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Table 1 Perinatal and neonatal characteristics of the study population

From: Improved nutrient intake following implementation of the consensus standardised parenteral nutrition formulations in preterm neonates – a before-after intervention study

  Pre-consensus PN Group (n = 68) Post-consensus PN Group (n = 85) P value
Gestational age at birth, weeks (Median ± IQR) 28.5 (3) 29 (2) 0.218
Birth weight, g (Median ± IQR) 1110 (580) 1240 (614) 0.243
BW percentile, (Median ± IQR) 47.5 (44) 45 (41) 0.868
SGA, <10th percentile 5 (7.4%) 14 (16.5) 0.089
Male gender 34 (50%) 40 (47.1%) 0.718
Antenatal steroids 58 (85.3%) 70 (82.3%) 0.352
Chorioamnionitis 11 (16.2%) 8 (9.4%) 0.207
Pre eclampsia 14 (20.6%) 22 (25.9%) 0.443
Outborn 3 (4.4%) 5 (5.9%) 0.685
SVD 18 (26.5%) 31 (36.5%) 0.188
Apgar <7 at 5 min 12 (17.6%) 11 (12.9%) 0.418
  1. Numbers (%) are given unless indicated.