TABLE 3

Comparison of Antibiotic Use in the First 24 Hours After Birth and the Antibiotic Treatment Recommendation of the NSC in Initially Well-Appearing CE Infants Born During Phase I and II of the QI Study Period (N = 596)

Antibiotics Recommended per NSCaReceived Antibiotics During First 24 h After Birth
No, n (%)Yes, n (%)
No538 (90.3)5 (0.8)
Yes25 (4.2)28 (4.7)
  • a NSC risk score >3 per 1000 after incorporating severest clinical presentation during the first 24 h after birth.