Table 3

SpO2 values and proportion of neonates with SpO2 below American Heart Association (AHA) target

All observationsObservations before and during positive pressure ventilation
Time after birth5 min10 min5 min10 min
Observations, n39441815
Median SpO2 (IQR)67 (49–88)93 (80–97)52 (34–66)72 (57–89)
Observations below
AHA SpO2 target, n (%)
23 (59)14 (32)15 (83)10 (67)
  • SpO2, peripheral capillary oxygen saturation.