TABLE 4

Developmental Outcomes at 16–36 mo Follow-Up

OutcomeTime PeriodΔHC z Score
<−2 Group 2 aOR (95% CI)−2 to −1.01 Group 3 aOR (95% CI)+1.01 to +2 Group 4 aOR (95% CI)>+2 Group 5 aOR (95% CI)
Composite motor score <85Admission to discharge1.24 (0.91 to 1.69)1.1 (0.81 to 1.5)0.67 (0.32 to 1.42)2.63 (1.45 to 4.79)
Discharge to follow-up2.93 (1.36 to 6.34)1.07 (0.54 to 2.11)1.12 (0.83 to 1.51)1.03 (0.76 to 1.4)
Admission to follow-up1.67 (1.14 to 2.46)1.55 (1.05 to 2.28)1.33 (0.94 to 1.87)1.4 (0.9 to 2.2)
Composite cognitive score <85Admission to discharge1.53 (1.08 to 2.15)1.01 (0.7 to 1.46)0.68 (0.28 to 1.63)1.41 (0.65 to 3.02)
Discharge to follow-up3.67 (1.66 to 8.08)0.83 (0.36 to 1.92)0.85 (0.59 to 1.22)1.15 (0.82 to 1.63)
Admission to follow-up2.23 (1.48 to 3.35)1.77 (1.15 to 2.7)0.91 (0.58 to 1.42)1.49 (0.9 to 2.48)
Composite language score <85Admission to discharge0.94 (0.73 to 1.23)0.94 (0.73 to 1.21)0.5 (0.27 to 0.91)1.15 (0.64 to 2.06)
Discharge to follow-up1.96 (0.92 to 4.17)0.68 (0.36 to 1.27)1.07 (0.84 to 1.38)1.04 (0.81 to 1.34)
Admission to follow-up1.28 (0.91 to 1.79)1.18 (0.84 to 1.64)1.1 (0.82 to 1.46)1 (0.68 to 1.47)
Composite motor score <70Admission to discharge1.89 (1.11 to 3.22)1.37 (0.78 to 2.4)0.7 (0.16 to 3.05)2.24 (0.82 to 6.16)
Discharge to follow-up5.08 (1.95 to 13.26)0.61 (0.14 to 2.65)0.98 (0.57 to 1.69)1.17 (0.69 to 2)
Admission to follow-up2.89 (1.65 to 5.07)1.23 (0.6 to 2.53)0.68 (0.31 to 1.47)1.94 (0.96 to 3.93)
Composite cognitive score <70Admission to discharge2.41 (1.19 to 4.87)0.96 (0.4 to 2.31)1.42 (0.31 to 6.54)1.94 (0.42 to 8.91)
Discharge to follow-up5.35 (1.75 to 16.4)0.55 (0.07 to 4.23)0.36 (0.13 to 0.98)1.23 (0.62 to 2.43)
Admission to follow-up2.69 (1.24 to 5.86)2.43 (1.06 to 5.53)0.96 (0.35 to 2.64)1.1 (0.32 to 3.8)
Composite language score <70Admission to discharge1.27 (0.85 to 1.89)1.13 (0.76 to 1.69)0.56 (0.19 to 1.59)0.68 (0.24 to 1.99)
Discharge to follow-up2.35 (0.94 to 5.87)0.99 (0.4 to 2.44)0.96 (0.64 to 1.44)1.2 (0.81 to 1.78)
Admission to follow-up2.07 (1.3 to 3.3)1.56 (0.95 to 2.57)1.2 (0.75 to 1.92)1.1 (0.59 to 2.05)
  • 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.