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Table 1 Changes in proportion of neonates hospitalized for indirect neonatal hyperbilirubinemia (INH), INH as sole clinical diagnosis, postnatal age at diagnosis, severity and mortality rate between 2009 and 2014

From: Indirect neonatal hyperbilirubinemia in hospitalized neonates on the Thai-Myanmar border: a review of neonatal medical records from 2009 to 2014

Time line 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Data available
 Refugee site
 Migrants sites    
SBR available
 Refugee site
 Migrants sites    
NICE guidelines and LED phototherapy available a   
Proportion of NH by total livebirth, n, (%) 82/1520 (5.4) 112/1381 (8.1) 114/1298 (8.8) 364/2573 (14.1) 459/2547 (18.0) 449/2532 (17.7)
NH as sole clinical diagnosis in proportion of total NH b, n (%) 29/82 (35.4) 48/112 (42.9) 61/114 (53.5) 195/364 (53.6) 280/459 (61.0) 298/449 (66.4)
Postnatal age at diagnosis in hours, median, [IQR] 74.5 [48–106] 73.5 [22–122] 67.5 [47–102] 53.5 [37–91] 52 [33–77] 49 [33–81]
Severe INH in proportion of total INH, n (%) 30/82 (36.6) 39/112 (34.8) 17/114 (14.9) 46/364 (12.6) 43/459 (9.4) 37/449 (8.2)
Mortality rate in neonates with severe INH, n (%) 7/30 (23.3) 4/39 (10.3) 2/17 (11.8) 3/46 (6.5) 1/43 (2.3) 0/37 (0.0)
  1. Availability of data, SBR, NICE guidelines and LED phototherapy by sites
  2. aNICE guidelines and LED phototherapy became available in 2011 for all sites
  3. bClinical diagnoses do not include prematurity, G6PD deficiency or potential ABO incompatibility