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Table 2 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristic of the enrolled newborns and of their parents: perinatal/neonatal conditions

From: Risk factors for bronchiolitis hospitalization during the first year of life in a multicenter Italian birth cohort

  wGA groups
  33+0d-34+6d (No. 737) 35+0d-37+6d (No. 767) ≥38+0d (No. 706) Total (No. 2210)
Male gender 382 (51.8) 400 (52.2) 368 (52.1) 1150 (52.0)
Caesarean delivery 607 (82.4) 520 (67.8) 262 (37.1) 1389 (62,9)
Singleton delivery 419 (56.9) 552 (72) 702 (99.4) 1673 (75.7)
APGAR score at five minutes <8 42 (5.7) 22 (2.9) 7 (1.0) 71 (3.2)
Birth weight [g (mean, SD)] 2031 (380.9) 2605.1 (517.1) 3296.1 (423.6) 2635.1 (678.1)
Small for gestational age (SGA) 135 (18.3) 85 (11.1) 19 (2.7) 239 (10,8)
Resuscitation after birth 199 (27.0) 109 (14.2) 38 (5.4) 346 (15.7)
Neonatal hospitalization 715 (97.0) 430 (56.1) 137 (19.4) 1282 (58)
Respiratory diseases 296 (40.2) 121 (15.8) 23 (3.3) 440 (19.9)
Surfactant therapy 48 (6.5) 11 (1.4) 1 (0.1) 60 (2.7)
Antibiotics therapy 149 (20.2) 47 (6.1) 6 (0.8) 202 (9.1)
  1. All data are reported as No. (%), unless otherwise specified; wGA = weeks of gestational age