Abstract #127 Table 2

Comparison of infants who received delayed cord clamping (DCC) and no DCC.

DCC
(n=147)
No DCC
(n=168)
p- value
BW in grams (med, IQR) 1048 (665-1262) 875 (665-1200) 0.04
Gestational age in weeks (med, IQR) 28 (27-30) 27 (26-29) 0.009
C-section (n,%) 71 (48.3) 110 (65.5) 0.002
Apgar at 5 minutes (med, IQR) 8 (7.5-9) 7 (6-8) <0.001
Hemoglobin at birth, gm/dl (med, IQR) 15.8 (14.2-17) 14.3 (12.6-16.4) <0.001
Hematocrit at birth% (med, IQR) 45.9 (41.5-50) 43.3 (38-48.1 <0.001
Received blood transfusion (n,%) 57 (38.8) 97 (57.7) <0.001
Hemoglobin at discharge, gm/dl (med, IQR) 10.2 (9.2-11.6) 9.9 (9-11.1) 0.02
Hematocrit at discharge% (med, IQR) 30.3 (27.2-33.7) 29.2 (27-32.6) 0.1
CHr pg at discharge (Med, IQR) 31.1 (28.9-32.3) 30.3 (28-32.1) 0.049
Infants with CHr <29 pg (n,%) 38 (25.9) 61 (36.3) 0.046