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Table 1 Basic Information of sick neonates in the standard position group and improved position group

From: Lumbar Puncture in the prone position for Low Birth Weight Neonates

Parameters Items Improved Position Group(n=82) Standard Position Group (n=89) χ2/t P
Sex Boy
Girl
47(27.49%)
35(20.47%)
52(30.41%)
37(21.64%)
0.022 0.883
Mean weight (g)   1460.67±404.3 1411.04±431.5 0.774 0.440
Mean gestational age (days)   218.83±19.4 225.00±23.4 -2.041 0.064
Indications for lumbar puncture Sepsis 67(39.2%) 70(40.9%) 1.580 0.442
Septicemia 8(4.7%) 7(4.1%)
Purulent meningitis 1(0.6%) 3(1.8%)
Cerebrospinal fluid drainage 5(2.9%) 7(4.1%)
Newborns of mothers with syphilis 1(0.6%) 2(1.2%)