Table 1.

Sociodemographic Variables on ELBW and Control Teens

ELBW
(n = 150)
Control
(n = 124)
Gestation (wk), mean (SD)27 (24)Term
Birth weight (g), mean (SD)833 (126)3395 (483)
Birth weight <750 g: ≥750 g (n)40:110   
Neurosensory impairments (%)28.01.0*
Gender: male/female (n)70/8055/69  
Family status (2 parents, %)8890
Social class40
 I, II (%)2027
 III (%)3839
 IV, V (%)4234
Maternal education (%)
 <High school3324
 Completed high school3125
 Postsecondary2331
 Completed university1320
Age assessed (y), mean (SD)14.0 (1.6)14.4 (1.3)
  • * P = ≤.0001.