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Table 2 Respiratory Interventions by GA - All subjects

From: Prospective observational study of early respiratory management in preterm neonates less than 35 weeks of gestation

  26–28 + 6 weeks (N = 378) 29–32 + 6 weeks (N = 835) 33–34 + 6 weeks (N = 880) Overall (N = 2093)
Diagnosed with RDS, n (%) 207 (55%) 330 (40%) 195 (22%) 732 (35%)
Started on CPAPa, n (%) 150 (40%) 441 (53%) 308 (35%) 899 (43%)
CPAP Failurea, n/N (%) 75/150 (50%) 114/441 (26%) 62/308 (20%) 251/899 (28%)
Endotracheal Intubation, n (%) 286 (76%) 278 (33%) 142 (16%) 706 (34%)
  1. RDS Respiratory distress syndrome Denominator is all infants in the gestation category, unless otherwise indicated
  2. aSignificant between GA groups at p < 0.001