Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the frequency, morbidity, and mortality of low birth weight (LBW) infants born in a single hospital and to compare this group with infants of normal birth weight. Methods: Infants born in our hospital between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2017 with a birth weight 2500 g were randomly selected as a control group. The demographic and clinical characteristics, neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) hospitalization, etiology, morbidity, presence of asphyxia, and mortality were recorded and statistically analyzed. Results: In a 5-year period, the frequency of LBW infants (
Amaç: Çalışmanın amacı hastanemizde doğan düşük doğum ağırlıklı (DDA) bebeklerin görülme sıklığını, morbidite ve mortalitelerini saptamak ve normal doğum ağırlıklı bebeklerle kıyaslamaktır. Gereç ve Yöntem: Hastanemizde 1 Ocak 2013–31 Aralık 2017 arasında doğmuş, doğum tartısı 2500 gram altındaki yenidoğanlar olgu grubunu oluştururken, doğum tartısı 2500 gram üzeri olan bebekler kontrol grubu olarak seçildi. Demografik ve klinik veriler ile yenidoğan yoğun bakım ünitesi yatış durumu, tanı, morbiditeler, asfiksi varlığı ve mortalite kaydedilerek kıyaslandı. Bulgular: Beş yıllık sürede DDA bebek sayısı 2120 idi. Düşük doğum ağırlıklı bebek görülme sıklığı %8.72 olarak saptandı. DDA’lı bebekler arasında kız cinsiyet istatistiksel olarak daha fazla görülmekteydi (%54.29’u kız, %45.71’i erkek) (p
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