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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data of neonates admitted to the NICUs

From: Pattern and extent of off-label and unlicensed drug use in neonatal intensive care units in Iran

Demographics Preterm Neonates Term Neonates Total Neonates P value
< 32 weeks GA 32-36 weeks GA ≥37 weeks GA
Neonates admitted, No 47 57 89 193
Gender, No. (%)     
 Male 26 (25) 35 (33.6) 53 (59.6) 114 (59.1)  
 Female 21 (20.2) 22 (21.2) 36 (40.4) 79 (40.9)  
Place of birth, No. (%)      <  0.001*
 Inborn 43 (41.3) 28 (27) 2 (2.2) 73 (37.8)  
 Outborn 4 (3.8) 29 (27.9) 87 (97.8) 120 (62.2)  
Route of delivery, No. (%)      0.002*
 Vaginal 11 (10.6) 16 (15.4) 42 (47.2) 69 (35.8)  
 C/S 36 (34.6) 41 (39.4) 47 (52.8) 124 (64.2)  
Birth weight(g), Mean ± (SD) 1201(±372.6) 2169(±405.5) 3317(±405.5) 2463(±954.9) < 0.001*
Hospitalization days, Mean ± (SD) 22.2(±18.1) 8.4(±5) 5.8(±4.3) 10.6(±9.8) < 0.001*
Discharged, No. (%)      0.001*
 Recovery 33 (31.7) 51 (49) 86 (96.6) 170 (88.1)  
 Death 14 (13.5) 6 (5.8) 3 (3.4) 23 (11.9)  
Post-natal age (days), Mean ± (SD) 1.9 ± 0.4 6.8 ± 4.1 14 ± 10.1 10 ± 8 < 0.001*
  1. SD Standard deviation; *, p-value < 0.05