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Table 4 Mortality Among Infants with Late-onset Sepsis

From: Late-onset neonatal sepsis in Suzhou, China

CharacteristicsDied (n = 34), n (%)Survived (n = 168), n (%)P value
Birth weight < 1500 g22 (64.7)26 (15.5)< .001
Gestational age < 32 wk19 (55.9)48 (22.6)< .001
Male19 (55.9)99 (58.9)0.74
Cesarean delivery21 (61.7)97 (57.7)0.66
Multiple gestation3 (6.8)9 (3.4)0.72
Pregestational diabetes mellitus7 (15.9)31 (11.8)0.45
Maternal intrapartum fever9 (20.1)48 (18.3)0.74
E coli infection11 (32.4)48 (28.8)0.67
Clinical symptoms and signs
 Fever24 (70.6)136 (80.9)0.18
 Respiratory distress30 (88.2)88 (52.3)0.001
 Neonatal jaundice12 (35.3)102 (60.7)0.01
 Feeding intolerance22 (64.7)86 (51.2)0.15
 Convulsions8 (23.5)14 (8.3)0.01