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Table 2 Intervention table of the study population

From: To compare cost effectiveness of ‘Kangaroo Ward Care’ with ‘Intermediate intensive care’ in stable very low birth weight infants (birth weight < 1100 grams): a randomized control trial

Variable ‘Kangaroo ward care’ (KWC) n = 71 ‘Intermediate intensive care’ (IIC) n = 70 P value
Age at |randomization (days) 29.13 (13.8) 26.7 (11.6) 0.3
Gestation at randomization (weeks) 33.3 (1.8) 32.9 (1.9) 0.2
Weight at randomization (gram) 1152.5 (12.0) 1152.6 (13.4) 1
Length at randomization (cm) 38.2 (1.5) 38.3 (1.6) 0.6
Head circumference at randomization (cm) 27.4 (1) 26.9 (1.2) 0.01
  1. NICU neonatal intensive care unit, KMC Kangaroo mother care, EBM expressed breast milk