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Table 3 Level of resuscitation in infants <1000 grams at birth vs those > 1000 grams at birth

From: A review of delivery room resuscitation in very low birth weight infants in a middle income country

Level of resuscitation Total
N = 1511
n (%)
<1000 grams birth weight
N = 539
n (%)
>1000 grams birth weight
N = 972
n (%)
P value
Oxygen 1332 (88.2) 507 (94.1) 825 (84.9) <0.001
Face mask ventilation 683 (45.2) 308 (57.2) 375 (38.6) <0.001
Intubation 25 (1.7) 11 (2.0) 14 (1.5) 0.381
Adrenaline 22 (1.5) 11 (2.0) 11 (1.1) 0.158
Chest compressions 152 (10.1) 80 (14.8) 72 (7.4) <0.001