Table 2 Comparison of Outcome by SNAP Scores

From: Predicting Outcome in Neonatal Hypoxic Respiratory Failure with the Score for Neonatal Acute Physiology (SNAP) and Highest Oxygen Index (OI) in the First 24 Hours of Admission

  SNAP Score
  SNAP ≤9 (Group 1, n=25) SNAP 10–19 (Group 2, n=100) SNAP >19 (Group 3, n=59)
Death* 0 2 (2.0%) 13 (22.0 %)
Required ECMO* 0 9 (9.0%) 15 (25.5%)
ECMO and/or death* 0 11 (11.0%) 25 (42.4 %)
Ventilation (hours) 71.5±64.4†,§ 145.1±134.1 172.0±156.2§
Days to room air 7.4±5.7 10.4±10.0 13.8±16.1
Length of stay (days) 13.1±6.4 16.4±11.4 20.9±20.7
Highest OI (first 24 hour) 10.4±4.3†,§ 19.6±11.2†, 51.3±32.6‡,§
  1. *p< 0.003.
  2. p< 0.01 (Between groups 1 versus 2).
  3. p< 0.01 (Between groups 2 versus 3).
  4. §p< 0.01 (Between groups 1 versus 3).