TABLE 2

Voice Characteristics, Term and Extremely Preterm Children

CharacteristicTerm BornExtremely Preterm
n = 40n = 67
Age, y9(8–11; 6–15)11(8–13; 6–15)
Male, n (%)23(58)32(48)
G severity rating, n (%)a
 Normal22(56)4(6)
 Mild17(41)24(36)
 Moderate1(3)36(54)
 Severe0(0)3(4)
Mean-GRBASa0(0–0.4; 0–1.8)1.4(0.6–1.8; 0–2.4)
pVHIa
 Functional2(0–5; 0–11)9(3–15; 0–28)
 Physical0(0–1; 0–7)8(2–15; 0–34)
 Emotional0(0–1.5; 0–6)4(1–12; 0–28)
 Total3(0–6; 0–21)22(6–39; 0–90)
  • Data represent median (interquartile range; range) or n (%), as appropriate.

  • a P < .001.