Table 3

Mortality and respiratory outcomes

Extubation Success
Group
Extubation Failure
Group
P values
Mortality11 (12)1 (5)0.68
>1 dose of surfactant19 (21)10 (56)0.006
Total ventilator, days8 (0.3–137)16 (0.5–84)0.02
Total oxygen, days31 (0–200)41 (0.4–193)0.18
BPD*16/79 (20)6/17 (35)0.20
  • Values expressed as median (range) and number (per cent).

  • *Data are referred to >36 weeks postmenstrual age survivors babies only.

  • BPD, bronchopulmonary dysplasia.