Table 3 Outcome by Highest OI in first 24 Hours of Admission

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

  OI <14 (Group 1, n=64) OI 14–25 (Group 2, n=49) OI>25 (Group 3, n=71)
Death* 0 (0%) 3 (6.1%) 12 (16.9%)
Required ECMO* 2 (3.1%) 4 (8.2%) 18 (25.4%)
ECMO and/or death* 2 (3.1%) 6 (12.2%) 28 (39.4%)
Ventilation (hours) 87.0±73.3†,§ 182.4±161.9 168.0±149.0§
Days to room air 7.3±6.0†,§ 12.3±11.6 13.7±15.4§
Length of stay (days) 13.8±7.4 18.1±12.7 20.1±19.8
SNAP score 12.0±4.2†,§ 16.0±5.6†, 22.6±6.9‡,§
  1. *p≤0.001.
  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).