TABLE 6.

School-Age Functioning According to Stability or Improvement of Cognitive Scores Between 20 Months and 8 Years

Total PopulationNeurosensory-Intact Subgroup
MDI < 70Always > 70 (n = 119)MDI > 70Always > 70 (n = 108)
MPC < 70 (n = 29)MPC > 70 (n = 119)MPC < 70 (n = 9)MPC ≥ 70 (n = 36)
Limited academic skills (Woodcock-Johnson skills cluster < 80), n (%)*§24 (86)18 (38)12 (10)8 (89)14 (39)8 (7)
Poor gross motor function (Bruininks-Oserelsky < 30), n (%)*26 (93)17 (35)9 (8)6 (75)8 (23)4 (4)
Poor adaptive functioning (Vineland adaptive < 80), n (%)27 (93)32 (65)58 (49)9 (100)§24 (67)§53 (49)
Individual education program, n (%)#28 (100)29 (59)23 (20)8 (100)§20 (56)§17 (16)
  • * The sample was slightly reduced because some children could not be tested.

  • P < .001.

  • P < .01.

  • § P < .05.

  • P = .05.

  • P = .07.

  • # Reported by parent.