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Table 3 Trends in treatments at the facility in two time periods

From: Improved referral and survival of newborns after scaling up of intensive care in Suriname

  Period 1 (N = 320)
(July 2014–March 2015)
Period 2 (N = 281)
(April 2015–December 2015)
Relative Risk (95% CI) P-value
N % N %
Highest level of carea NICU 159 49.7 172 61.2 1.23 (1.07–1.42) <0.01
HC 75 23.4 60 21.4 0.91 (0.68–1.23) 0.54
MC 86 26.9 49 17.4 0.65 (0.47–0.87) <0.01
Respiratory treatment CPAP 100 31.3 106 37.7 1.21 (0.97–1.51) 0.10
Mechanical ventilation 38 11.9 55 19.6 1.65 (1.13–2.41) 0.01
Surfactant 15 4.7 21 7.5 1.59 (0.84–3.03) 0.16
Antibiotics received Total 173 54.1 170 60.5 1.12 (0.97–1.29) 0.11
  1. NICU neonatal intensive care unit, HC high Care, MC medium Care, CPAP continuous positive airway pressure
  2. aDetermined with local criteria given in Additional file 1: Table S1