TABLE 2

Cognitive and Physical Developmental Vulnerability by AEDC Domain for Gestational Age and Mode of Birth, NSW 2009 and 2012

Number and Row Percentage of Children
Language and Cognitive Skills, N = 153 547Basic Literacy, N = 153 514Basic Numeracy, N = 153 321Physical Health and Well-Being, N = 153 621Gross and Fine Motor Skills, N = 153 548
n (Row %)n (Row %)n (Row %)n (Row %)n (Row %)
Total8118 (5.3)8552 (5.6)12 509 (8.2)12 861 (8.4)9737 (6.3)
Gestational age, wk
 32–33101 (8.2)91 (7.4)171 (13.9)167 (13.5)148 (12.0)
 34–36579 (7.9)552 (7.5)872 (11.9)851 (11.6)640 (8.7)
 37564 (6.4)617 (7.0)871 (9.8)926 (10.4)697 (7.9)
 381370 (5.3)1414 (5.5)2024 (7.9)2179 (8.5)1632 (6.4)
 391892 (5.0)2024 (5.3)2913 (7.7)3025 (8.0)2307 (6.1)
 402210 (4.9)2350 (5.2)3460 (7.7)3477 (7.7)2632 (5.9)
 ≥411402 (5.1)1504 (5.5)2198 (8.0)2236 (8.1)1681 (6.1)
Mode of birth
 Spontaneous onset of labor, vaginal birth4362 (5.5)4660 (5.9)6776 (8.6)6748 (8.5)4987 (6.3)
 Spontaneous onset of labor, cesarean delivery546 (5.0)585 (5.3)872 (8.0)894 (8.1)670 (6.1)
 Induction of labor, vaginal birth1677 (5.4)1743 (5.6)2509 (8.1)2582 (8.3)1972 (6.3)
 Induction of labor, cesarean delivery326 (4.5)337 (4.7)502 (7.0)612 (8.5)481 (6.7)
 Prelabor cesarean delivery1207 (4.8)1227 (4.9)1850 (7.3)2025 (8.0)1627 (6.5)