Table 1

Comparison of demographic data in NCPAP and nHFOV groups

Newborn demographic factors and characteristicsNCPAP (n=34)nHFOV (n=34)
Sex
 Female13 (38.2%)15 (44.1%)
 Male21 (61.8%)19 (55.9%)
Method of delivery
 Caesarian31 (91.2%)31 (91.2%)
 Vaginal delivery3 (8.8%)3 (8.8%)
Gestational age, weeks33 (30–34)33 (31–35)
Weight, g1959.26 (613.57)2161.76 (764.74)
Height, cm45.75 (7.43)45.55 (4.57)
Head circumference, cm30.44 (2.38)31.41 (3.02)
First minute Apgar Score6.35 (2.28)6.26 (2.28)
Fifth minute Apgar Score8.44 (1.25)8.64 (1.65)
  • Values in table are frequency (%) for categorical, mean (SD) for normally distributed continuous variables and median (IQR; Q1: first quartile, Q3: third quartile) for non-normally distributed continuous variables.

  • NCPAP, nasal continuous positive airway pressure; nHFOV, nasal high-frequency oscillatory ventilation.