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Table 1 Demographic data

From: A quality improvement initiative for delayed umbilical cord clamping in very low-birthweight infants

  Cohort 1 (n = 136) Cohort 2 (n = 142) P
Gestational age (weeks) 27.8 ± 3.0 28.3 ± 2.8 0.17
Birth weight (grams) 1010 ± 297 1050 ± 306 0.27
Multiple gestation 34 (25.0 %) 24 (16.9 %) 0.10
Received delayed cord clamping 1 (0.7 %) 104 (73.2 %) <0.001
Mortality 15 (11.0 %) 12 (8.5 %) 0.47
1 min Apgar score less than 5 66 (48.5 %) 56 (39.4 %) 0.13
5 min Apgar score less than 5 18 (13.2 %) 15 (10.6 %) 0.49