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Table 4 Relationship between neonatal respiratory support, duration of hospital stay, outcome and degree of thrombocytopenia

From: Risk factors for severity of thrombocytopenia in full term infants: a single center study

Variable Thrombocytopenia (55cases) P value
Mild/moderate
N = 26 (47.27%)
Severe
N = 29 (52.73%)
CPAP
No 12 (46.15%) 18 (62.07%) 0.23
Yes 14 (53.85%) 11 (37.93%)  
Mechanical ventilation
No 25 (96.15%) 15 (51.72%) 0.001
Yes 1 (3.85%) 14 (48.28%)  
Outcome
Alive 25 (96.15%) 24 (82.76%) 0.001
Dead 1 (3.85%) 5 (17.24%)  
Duration of hospital stay (days)
 Mean ± SD 9.19 ± 3.70 8.21 ± 4.18 0.21
Idiopathic thrombocytopenia (N) 2/26 (7.69%) 3/29 (10.34%) 0.73