TABLE 4.

Proportion of Children in Each Group Scoring in the Clinical Range (>1.5 SD Above Mean) on BRIEF Parameters

ELBW/Very Preterm (n [%])NBW (n [%])Relative Ratio (95% CI)
Behavioral Regulation32 (13%)17 (8%)1.6 (0.9, 2.8)
 Inhibit26 (11%)16 (8%)1.4 (0.8, 2.5)
 Shift*28 (11%)11 (5%)2.1 (1.1, 4.2)
 Emotional Control*34 (14%)16 (8%)1.8 (1.0, 3.1)
Metacognition37 (15%)14 (7%)2.2 (1.2, 4.0)
 Initiate*37 (15%)16 (8%)1.9 (1.1, 3.4)
 Working Memory50 (20%)18 (9%)2.3 (1.4, 3.9)
 Planning/Organization35 (14%)24 (12%)1.2 (0.8, 2.0)
 Organization of materials32 (13%)26 (13)1.0 (0.6, 1.7)
 Monitoring23 (9%)7 (3%)2.8 (1.2, 6.3)
Global Executive Composite32 (13%)17 (8%)1.6 (0.9, 2.8)