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Table 1

From: Neonatal transport in resource restricted settings: a simple clinical score at arrival and its role in predicting mortality

Variable Score
  0 1 2
Respiratory effort Apnea or Grunting Tachypnea (>60/min) with or without retractions. Normal (40-60/min)
Heart rate Bradycardia asystole Tachycardia ( >160/min) Normal (100-160/min)
Mean blood pressure (mmHg) <30 30-39 >39
Axillary temperature (0C) <36 36-36.5 36.5-37.5
Capillary filling time (secs) >5 3-5 <3
Random blood sugar (mg/dl) <40 40-60 >60
SpO2 (in room air) <85% 85-92% >92%