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Table 2 Maternal and neonatal illnesses of the studied sample (n = 153)

From: Sepsis profile and outcome of preterm neonates admitted to neonatal intensive care unit of Cairo University Hospital

Variables Value
Maternal diseases
 Preeclampsia/eclampsia, pregnancy induced hypertension 33 (21.6%)
 Premature rupture of membranes > 18 hours 25 (16.3%)
 Chorioamnionitis 10 (6.5%)
 Intrauterine fetal death or abortions 9 (5.9%)
 Diabetes mellitus 2 (1.3%)
 Obstructed labor 1 (0.7%)
Neonatal morbidities
 Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) 38 (24.8%)
 Respiratory distress 120 (78.4%)
 Apnea 20 (13.1%)
 Hypoglycemia 3 (2.0%)
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD, number (%), median (range)