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Table 3 Neonatal co-morbidities

From: Incidence and risk factors of retinopathy of prematurity in three neonatal intensive care units in Palestine

Variable No ROP % (n = 88) ROP % (n = 27) P value
Sepsis 4 (4.5%) 2 (7.4%) 0.84
Patent ductus arteriosus 1 (1.1%) 2 (7.4%) 0.20
Intraventricular hemorrhage 3 (3.4%) 2 (7.4%) 0.37
Respiratory distress syndrome 57 (64.8%) 22 (81.5%) 0.021*
Hydrocephalus 0 1 (3.7%) 0.070
Lowest Hemoglobin level (g/dl) 8.4 ± 1.4 7.8 ± 1.5 0.038*
Maximum bilirubin level (mg/dl) 7.3 ± 2.4 5.0 ± 2.7 < 0.001*
  1. % within (ROP/no ROP) groups
  2. *significant at p value less than 0.05
  3. ROP Retinopathy of Prematurity