Table 3.

Main WISC-III Scales and Exposure to Antenatal Corticosteroid Therapy

Antenatal CS
n = 69
Mean (SD)
No Antenatal CS
n= 69
Mean (SD)
Mean
Difference
(95% CI)
Adjusted Mean Difference*
(95% CI)
WISC-III scales
 Full98.2 (15.5)92.0 (15.1)6.2 (.8, 11.6)6.3 (1.6, 11.0)
 Verbal96.4 (16.4)91.4 (16.6.)5.0 (−.8, 10.8)5.0 (−.1, 10.0)
 Performance100.7 (15.0)94.4 (16.6)6.3 (.7, 11.9)5.5 (.6, 10.4)
  • CS indicates corticosteroids.

  • * Adjusted for confounding variables.