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Table 2 Infants’ Clinical Outcomes FIC and Control Group

From: Impact of family integrated care on infants’ clinical outcomes in two children’s hospitals in China: a pre-post intervention study

Outcomes FIC
n = 115
Control
n = 134
P value
Length-Of-Stay; days (mean, SD) 52 (10.5) 49 (20.2) 0.0842
Hospital expenses (RMB, mean, SD) 84,409 (27,766.2) 87,602 (37,343.5) 0.3912
Oxygen exposure time; days (mean, SD) 39 (14.9) 41 (13.8) 0.3932
Respiratory support time; days (mean, SD) 16 (10.8) 25 (13.0) < 0.0012
Breastfeeding Yes (%) 95 (82.6) 95 (70.9) 0.0301
No (%) 20 (17.4) 39 (29.1)
Breastfeeding time; days (mean, SD) 31 (20.2) 19 (19.5) < 0.0012
Enteral nutrition time; days (mean, SD) 50 (15.9) 34 (22.9) < 0.0012
Weight gain rate; grams/day (mean, SD) 28.5 (14.6) 23.3 (9.9) 0.0022
BPD outcome Complete recovery (n, %) 81 (70.4) 86 (64.2) 0.4221
Incomplete recovery (n, %) 34 (29.6) 45 (33.6)
Death (n, %) 0 3 (2.2)
Re-admission within 1 Month Yes (n, %) 14 (12.2) 21 (15.7) 0.4921
No (n, %) 101 (87.8) 113 (84.3)
  1. 1Chi-square test (χ2); 2 Student t-test; FIC Family Integrated Care, SD Standard Deviation, BPD Bronchopulmonary Disease, RMB RenMinBi (Chinese Yuan)