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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population (n = 281)

From: Potential drug incompatibilities in the neonatal intensive care unit: a network analysis approach

Demographic and clinical characteristics Value
Male sex (n, %) 161 57.3
Gestational age in weeks (m, sd) 32.6 3.9
Birth weight in grams (m, sd) 1956.5 910.9
Length of stay in days (median, range) 11 2–184
Number of intravenous drugs (m, sd) 4.8 3.7
Intravenous medicines (n, %)
 Gentamicin 226 16.8
 Ampicillin 158 11.8
 Aminophylline 149 11.1
 Fentanyl 114 8.5
 Cefepime 70 5.2
 Amikacin 69 5.1
 Other 557 41.5
Death (n, %) 20 7.1
  1. m mean, sd standard deviation, CI confidence interval