Table 4.

Numbers and Percentages of Children With Normal Versus Abnormal Neurological Exams*

Group6 Months9 Months12 Months18 Months24 Months
NormalAbnormalNormalAbnormalNormalAbnormalNormalAbnormalNormalAbnormal
HIV-infected34  (60)23  (40)28  (64)16  (36)23  (51)22  (49)17  (44)22  (56)14  (47)16  (53)
Uninfected children born to seropositive mothers179  (85)31  (15)136  (85)24  (15)175  (83)35  (17)162  (80)40  (20)165  (79)44  (21)
Uninfected children born to seronegative mothers94  (8)13  (12)76  (85)13  (15)91  (83)18  (17)80  (78)23  (22)85  (77)25  (23)
PValue<.00001<.003<.00001<.0001<.0005
  • * Percentages are in parentheses

  • P values refer to differences between HIV-infected children and each of the other two groups.