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Table 4 Clinical Outcomes for Preterm (<33 weeks) or very low birth weight infants (<1500 g) with and without bCPAP intervention

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

  Recovered/ Discharged Died Transferred for care Outcome unknown
N = 89 N = 35 N = 3 N = 8
  n % n % n % n %
Eligible
bCPAP Initiated (N = 43) 18 41.8 21 48.8 3 6.9 1 2.3
bCPAP Not Initiated (N = 23) 13 56.5 9 39.1 0 0 1 4.4
bCPAP Initiation Unknown (N = 17) 10 58.8 4 23.5 0 0 3 17.7
Not eligible
bCPAP Initiated (N = 2) 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
bCPAP Not Initiated (N = 46) 43 93.5 0 0 0 0 3 6.5
bCPAP Initiation Unknown (N=4) 3 75.0 1 25.0 0 0 0 0