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Table 2 Meta-analyses of the adverse outcomes associated with HT in VLBW infants

From: Outcomes of neonatal hypothermia among very low birth weight infants: a Meta-analysis

Adverse outcome No. of studies Pooled OR (95% CI) p value for OR
Death 8 1.89 (95% CI, 1.72–2.09) P < .001
NEC 4 1.04 (95% CI, 0.89–1.21) P = .594
IVH 3 1.86 (95% CI, 1.09–3.14) P = .021
BPD 4 1.28 (95% CI, 1.16–1.40) P < .001
Sepsis 4 1.45 (95% CI, 1.22–1.49) P < .001
ROP 4 1.46 (95% CI, 1.08–1.98) P = .013