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Table 2 Comorbidities of the studied population

From: Patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants; experience of a tertiary referral neonatal intensive care unit: prevalence, complications, and management

  PDA
N = 87
Non-PDA
N = 54
P value
Sepsis 80 (92%) 50 (76.9%) 0.009*
NEC 17 (19.5%) 14 (21.5%) 0.762
Apnea 10 (11.5%) 12 (18.5%) 0.227
Pulmonary hemorrhage 23 (26.4%) 7 (10.8%) 0.016*
IVH 35 (40.2%) 17(26.2%) 0.070
BPD 3 (3.4%) 3 (4.6%) 0.726
  1. *p value is considered significant < 0.05
  2. Abbreviations: NEC Necrotizing enterocolitis, IVH Intraventricular hemorrhage, BPD Broncho-pulmonary dysplasia