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Table 3 Neonatal outcomes adjusted for severity of illness by cluster

From: Managerial features and outcome in neonatal intensive care units: results from a cluster analysis

  CLUSTER 1 CLUSTER 2 CLUSTER 3
Mean (SD) 95% Confidence interval
(Lower - Upper)
Mean (SD) 95% Confidence interval
(Lower - Upper)
Mean (SD) 95% Confidence interval
(Lower - Upper)
Mortality 14.97* (2.66) 13.43–16.51 12.01* (4.52) 9.76–14.26 14.85 (4.86) 12.50–17.19
Nosocomial infection 14.76 (1.80) 13.72–15.80 13.81 (3.52) 12.06–15.57 14.41 (3.68) 12.64–16.19
Severe IVH 8.97 (1.93) 7.85–10.08 7.41 (3.11) 5.86–8.95 8.89 (3.89) 7.01–10.77
Severe ROP 8.10 (1.69) 7.13–9.08 7.03 (3.52) 5.28–8.78 8.56 (4.40) 6.44–10.68
Morbidity 39.02 (4.79) 36.25–41.78 36.76 (8.64) 32.47–41.06 38.93 (8.64) 34.77–43.09
NEC 4.12 (0.78) 3.66–4.57 4.25 (0.82) 3.84–4.65 3.93 (1.04) 3.43–4.43
PVL 5.17 (1.74) 4.17–6.18 4.79* (1.21) 4.19–5.39 6.70* (2.55) 5.47–7.92
BPD 20.81 (3.07) 19.03–22.58 19.39 (6.09) 16.36–22.42 19.01 (7.16) 15.56–22.46
Human milk 62.39 (1.57) 61.49–63.30 63.36 (2.94) 61.90–64.83 61.64 (3.62) 59.90–63.39
  1. * Bonferroni’s test: p-value < 5%
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