TABLE 1.

Characteristics of Children in a Specialized Preschool Research Study

Parameter*Baseline Year (Current IC Practices)Intervention Year (Comprehensive ICEP)
Number of participants3338
Mean age ± SD (mo)38.3 ± 15.241.6 ± 15.5
Participants’ first year in the program21%32%
Mean number of siblings1.1 ± 0.961.1 ± 0.93
Cardiopulmonary disease30%24%
Toilet trained91%97%
Travel on school bus82%66%
Have own room76%68%
Parents smoke12%21%
Additional day care3%8%
  • SD indicates standard deviation.

  • * No statistically significant differences between groups.

  • Adapted from Krilov et al.24