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Table 1 Neonatal characteristics by gestational age group

From: The transition of late preterm

Gestational age (weeks+days of gestation)
  34+0-34+6 35+0-35+6 36+0-36+6
Number (%) 62 (22.5) 77 (27.9) 137(49.6)
Singletons, n (%) 40 (64.5) 65 (84.4) 117 (85.4)
Multiples, n (%) 22 (35.4) 12 (15.6) 20 (14.6)
Vaginal Delivery, n (%) 14 (22.5) 23 (29.8) 51 (37.2)
Caesarean-section, n (%) 48 (77.5) 54 (70.2) 86 (62.8)
1 min Apgar , mean (DS) 7 ± 2 8 ± 1 9 ± 1
1 min Apgar <7, n (%) 15 (24.2) 4 (5.2) 4 (2.9)
5-min Apgar, mean (DS) 9 ± 1 9 ± 1 9 ± 1
5-min Apgar <7, n (%) 2 (3,2%) 2 (2,5%) 0
Positive Pressure Ventilation, n (%) 15 4 4
Endotracheal Intubation, n (%) 6 (9.7) 3 (3.9) 1 (0.7)