Table 5.

Developmental Scores at 9 and 18 Months' Postterm According to Randomized Diet Group (Mean [SD])

Postdischarge Formula n = 98Term Formula n = 98Difference
(95% CI)
PValue
9 months
Knobloch, Passamanick and Sherrards' Developmental Screening Inventory
Overall score (wk)40.6 (3.8)39.7 (4.5)0.9 (−0.3 to 2.1).1
 Adaptive41.1 (4.1)40.2 (5.2)0.1 (−0.4 to 2.3).2
 Gross motor41.6 (6.3)40.4 (7.3)1.2 (−0.8 to 3.1).2
 Fine motor40.2 (4.9)39.1 (5.2)1.1 (−0.4 to 2.5).1
 Language38.3 (4.9)37.6 (4.2)0.7 (−0.6 to 2.0).3
 Personal-social41.6 (4.7)41.0 (5.3)0.6 (−0.8 to 2.0).4
Neurological status (n(%))
 Normal88 (90)89 (91)
 Equivocal8 (8)5 (5)
 Abnormal2 (2)4 (4)
18 monthsn = 91n = 93
 Mental Development Index92.3 (14.7)91.4 (13.9)0.9 (−3.3 to 5.0)
 Psychomotor Development Index91.7 (12.7)89.0 (14.8)2.8 (−1.3 to 6.8)
Neurological status (n(%))
 Normal87 (91)82 (86)
 Equivocal3 (3)2 (2)
 Abnormal2 (2)5 (5)