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Table 2 Lumbar puncture results for the standard position group and improved position group

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

Parameters Standard Position Group (n=89) Improved Position Group (n=82) P value
No. of Operators 3 2  
Success rate of first time attempt (%) 57(64%) 70(85.3%) 0.001
Overall success rate of two times attempts 80(89.9%) 80(97.6%) 0.041
NIAPAS rating 10.18±4.2 4.72±1.5 0.000
Adverse event incidence (%) 24 3 0.000