TABLE 5

Adjusted Differences in Mean Bayley-III Composite Scores

OutcomeTime PeriodΔHC z Score
<−2 Group 2 ADM (95% CI)−2 to −1.01 Group 3 ADM (95% CI)+1.01 to +2 Group 4 ADM (95% CI)>+2 Group 5 ADM (95% CI)
Composite motor scoresAdmission to discharge−2.07 (−3.77 to −0.36)−0.77 (−2.39 to 0.85)0.24 (−3.26 to 3.74)−5.52 (−9.39 to −1.64)
Discharge to follow-up−7.94 (−13.03 to −2.84)0.21 (−3.54 to 3.96)−0.47 (−2.08 to 1.13)−1.26 (−2.9 to 0.39)
Admission to follow-up−4.44 (−6.7 to −2.19)−2.2 (−4.38 to −0.01)−1.26 (−3.08 to 0.55)−3.19 (−5.65 to −0.73)
Composite cognitive scoresAdmission to discharge−1.9 (−3.57 to −0.24)0.27 (−1.32 to 1.87)1.88 (−1.58 to 5.33)−1.47 (−5.35 to 2.41)
Discharge to follow-up−8.33 (−13.4 to −3.23)2.04 (−1.71 to 5.79)0.31 (−1.27 to 1.88)−1.35 (−2.96 to 0.25)
Admission to follow-up−5.64 (−7.83 to −3.44)−1.84 (−3.96 to 0.29)−2.16 (−3.95 to −0.38)−1.22 (−3.59 to 1.16)
Composite language scoresAdmission to discharge−1.08 (−3.1 to 0.94)−0.31 (−2.24 to 1.62)5.16 (1.02 to 9.3)−0.93 (−5.55 to 3.69)
Discharge to follow-up−6.77 (−12. 9 to −0.7)1 (−3.55 to 5.54)0.17 (−1.75 to 2.08)−0.85 (−2.81 to 1.11)
Admission to follow-up−3.71 (−6.39 to −1.03)−1.43 (−4.01 to 1.15)−0.9 (−3.08 to 1.28)0.07 (−2.84 to 2.97)
  • Group 1 is the reference group and all results are in relation to Group 1. The results are adjusted for GA, sex, SGA, antenatal steroid use, SNAPII score and cesarian delivery. ADM, adjusted difference in the mean.