TABLE 1

Characteristics of Phase II CE Infants Categorized by Clinical Appearance at Birth

Well Appearing (n = 319)Symptomatic or Congenital Anomaly (n = 20)P
Birth wt, kg3.35 (3.06–3.66)3.16 (2.70–3.77).23
Late preterm, n (%)8 (2.5)3 (15.0).002
Girls, n (%)142 (44.5)7 (35.0).41
Max maternal temperature, °C38.4 (38.1–38.8)38.3 (38–38.8).61
ROM ≥18 h, n (%)81 (25.4)6 (30.0).65
Maternal GBS status, n (%).11
 Negative251 (78.7)12 (60.0)
 Positive57 (17.9)6 (30.0)
 Unknown11 (3.4)2 (10.0)
GBS-specific intrapartum antibiotics ≥2 h before birth, n (%)56 (17.6)8 (40.0).13
Broad-spectrum intrapartum antibiotics ≥2 h before birth, n (%)109 (34.2)8 (40.0).60
  • All data are median (interquartile range) or number of patients (%). Max, maximum during labor; ROM, rupture of membranes.