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Table 3 Completion of mandatory and other newborn variables routinely used for surveillance (n = 1,142)

From: Validating the British Columbia Perinatal Data Registry: a chart re-abstraction study

Variable name Percent complete in reabstractiona Percent complete in BCPDRa p-value if <0.05
Newborn information    
 Date of birthb 100.0 100.0  
 Sexb 100.0 100.0  
 Number of births in pregnancyb 100.0 100.0  
 Gestational age from newborn examination 66.8 74.7 <.0001
 Gestational age from maternal chart 99.2 99.5  
 5 min Apgar score 100.0 100.0  
 Head circumference 98.5 99.0 <.0001
 Length 98.7 98.8 <.0001
 First temperature 89.5 90.8 <.0001
 Stillbirth timing 100.0 100.0  
 Resuscitative drugsb 100.0 100.0  
 Stabilization - Oxygen daysb 100.0 100.0  
 Stabilization - Ventilator daysb 100.0 100.0  
 Stabilization - CPAP daysb,c 100.0 100.0  
 TPN daysb,c 100.0 100.0  
 Breastfeeding initiationb 100.0 100.0  
 Newborn feedingb 100.0 100.0  
 Discharge weight 92.3 92.1 <.0001
 Discharge tob 100.0 100.0  
  1. aProportions based on weighted data
  2. bMandatory fields
  3. cCPAP refers to continuous positive airway pressure and TPN denotes total parenteral nutrition