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Table 3 Relationships between infant body temperatures and chronic respiratory morbidity risk, oxygen desaturations, and bradycardia with oxygen desaturations

From: Body temperature instability and respiratory morbidity in the very low birth weight infant: a multiple case, intensive longitudinal study

Outcome F p-value Adjusted Mean ± SEa Cohen db Cohen d 95% CIb
CRMR 0.2765   0.01 0.00, 0.02
  Yes   36.69 ± 0.14   
  No   36.23 ± 0.25   
O2 desat < 0.0001   -0.01 -0.02, 0.01
  Yes   36.49 ± 0.05   
  No   36.59 ± 0.05   
B/D < 0.0001   0.03 0.02, 0.04
  Yes   36.29 ± 0.06   
  No   36.58 ± 0.06   
  1. CRMR chronic respiratory morbidity risk, O2 desat oxygen desaturation, B/D bradycardia with oxygen desaturation aMean and SE adjusted for fixed, random, and nesting effects bCohen d effect sizes: small= ±0.20, medium= ±0.50, large = ±0.80