Table 1.

Sample characteristics for children followed up at two years old, separated by room type

Open bay (n = 22)Private room (n = 24)p value
Mean (SD)
Birth GA (weeks)26.3 (1.7)27 (2.1)0.20
Birthweight (grams)883 (242)983 (250)0.17
Length of stay (days)92 (18)91 (25)0.81
PMA at scan (weeks)37.8 (1.2)38.3 (1.5)0.16
Maternal age (years)29.1 (8.5)29.8 (7.3)0.79
Social risk score (out of 5)1.45 (1.34)1.30 (1.26)0.70
n (%)
Male10 (45)10 (42)0.80
SGA1 (5)1 (4)0.95
Infection4 (18)2 (9)0.38
BPD12 (55)15 (68)0.35
  • GA, gestational age; SGA, small for gestational age; BPD, bronchopulmonary dysplasia.