TABLE 1

Demographics of Patients in the NICU Who Were Hospitalized for ≥5 Days

CharacteristicsTotalBefore Interventions (March 2014 to February 2015)After Interventions (March 2015 to February 2016)P
Patient
 Girls, n (%)198 (40)107 (40)91 (41).9
 Birth weight, kg, mean (95% CI)2.33 (2.24–2.41)2.33 (2.22–2.45)2.32 (2.18–2.46).9
 Gestational age, wk, mean (95% CI)34.4 (34–34.8)34.5 (34.0–35.1)34.2 (33.6–34.8).4
 Length of stay, d, mean (95% CI)31.7 (29–34.4)32 (28.1–35.9)31.4 (27.7–35).8
Family and delivery
 Maternal age, y, mean (95% CI)31 (30.4–31.6)31.1 (30.2–31.9)31 (30.1–31.8).9
 Cesarean delivery, n (%)299 (61.2)164 (62)135 (60).7
 Multiple live births, n (%)103 (21)56 (21)47 (21).99
 Inborn, n (%)303 (61.7)170 (64)133 (59).33
 Not fluent in English, n (%)66 (13)30 (11)36 (16).12
Total patients, n (%)491 (100)267 (54.3)224 (45.7)
  • Demographics did not vary during the study period. CI, confidence interval; —, not applicable.