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Table 4 Comorbidities between HSPDA group and non HSPDA group

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

  HSPDA
N = 33
Non-HSPDA
N = 54
P value
Sepsis 32 (97%) 48 (88.9%) 0.245
NEC 6 (18.2%) 11 (20.4%) 0.803
Apnea 3 (9.1%) 7 (13%) 0.736
Pulmonary hemorrhage 13 (39.4%) 10(18.5%) 0.032*
IVH 16 (48.5%) 19 (35.2%) 0.220
BPD 2 (6.1%) 1 (1.9%) 0.554
  1. *p value is considered significant < 0.05
  2. Abbreviations: NEC Necrotizing enterocolitis, IVH Intraventricular hemorrhage, BPD Broncho-pulmonary dysplasia