Abstract O-221 Table 1
CharacteristicsExperimental (n = 86)Control (n = 80)
Birth weight, median (range), g.806 (410 to 1286)880 (490 to 1330)
Gestational age at birth, median (IQR), wk.26.6 (25.7 to 27.4)26.8 (25.5 to 27.6)
Male sex, n (%)44 (51.2)34 (42.5)
Multiple births, n (%)20 (23.3)14 (17.5)
Prenatal steroids, n (%)58 (67.4)56 (70.9)
Prolonged rupture of membranes, n (%)26 (30.6)32 (40.5)
Maternal clinical chorioamnionitis, n (%)6 (7.1)7 (9.0)
Apgar score ≤ 5 at 5 min, n (%)15 (17.6)14 (17.7)
Umbilical arterial pH, mean (SD)7.33 (0.088)7.31 (0.096)