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Table 2 Evidence of respiratory distress among preterm (<33 weeks) or very low birth weight (<1500 g) infants

From: Bubble CPAP to support preterm infants in rural Rwanda: a retrospective cohort study

Sign of respiratory distress (N = 136) Infants with symptoms
  n %
SpO2 <90 % 69 50.7
Grunting (N = 134) 17 12.7
Chest retraction (N = 134) 38 28.4
Nasal flaring (N = 134) 15 11.2
Respiration rate <30 or >70 24 17.7
At least one sign of respiratory distress (N = 135) 83 61.5