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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of infants. Mean ± (SD), rate and (%), or median and (range)

From: Unexpected episodes of cyanosis in late preterm and term neonates prompted admission to a neonatal care unit

Clinical characteristics n = 49
Gestational age (wks) 38 ±2
Birth weight (g) 3240 ± 470
Male gender 17 (35)
Cesarean section 14 (29)
Apgar score:
 -at 1 min 9 (8-10)
 -at 5 min 10 (8-10)
Age at episode of cyanosis (h) 24 (3-120)
Mode of recovery:
 -spontaneous 40 (82)
 -stimulation 9 (18)
Recurrent episodes 7 (14)
Associated signs/symptoms:
 -hypothermia 2 (4)
 -cardiac murmur 3 (6)
 -arrhythmias 2 (4)
 -hypotony 9 (18)
 -seizures 3 (6)
 -regurgitation/vomitus 14 (29)
Hospital stay (d) 24 (3-44)
Maternal pregnancy disorders
 -gestational diabetes 10 (20)
 -hypertensive disorders 5 (10)