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Table 4 Neonatal therapeutic interventions

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
Blood transfusion 48 (54.5%) 23 (85.2%) 0.016*
Surfactant 34 (38.6%) 13 (48.1%) 0.65
Total days on non-mechanical ventilation 9.5 ± 10.3 20.8 ± 18.1 < 0.0010*
Total days on mechanical ventilation 3.1 ± 10.0 10.8 ± 19.2 0.0070*
Total days on oxygen supplement 12.6 ± 15.9 31.6 ± 23.8 < 0.0010*
  1. % within (ROP/no ROP) groups
  2. *significant at p value less than 0.05