TABLE 8

Social and Chronic Health Conditions in 264 KMC and Control Re-enrolled Participants (≤1800 g)

ConditionKMC (n = 139)Control (n = 125)P
Living with parents134 (96.4)110 (88.0).01
Original family97 (69.8)84 (67.2).37
Victim of direct violence at school36 (25.9)44(35.2).07
Working59 (42.8)41 (32.8).06
In a relationship61 (43.9)54 (43.2).51
Repeated at least 1 y of school59 (42.4)47 (38.2).28
Asthma15 (10.8)11 (8.8).37
Epilepsy6 (4.3)5 (4.0).57
Frequent accidents (frequent falls)27 (19.7)23 (18.4).46
Endocrine system alteration5 (3.6)5 (4.0).56
Hypothyroidism9 (6.5)1 (0.8).01
Precocious puberty2 (2.2)0.14
Short stature42 (30.2)36 (28.8).45
Learning disability31 (23.0)28 (22.4).55
Mental illness22 (15.8)18 (14.4).44
Physical therapy required24(14.5)14 (11.4).12
Language therapy required20 (17.3)27 (22.0).08
Altered neurologic examination25 (18)21 (16.8).46
Severity of neuromotor abnormality at 20 y.04
 With disability3 (12)8 (38.1)
 Without disability22 (88)13 (61.9)
  • Data are presented as n (%).