TABLE 4

The Effect of DRIFT in Separate Grades of IVH

Grade 3 IVH (N = 39)Grade 4 IVH (N = 38)
DRIFT (N = 19)Standard (N = 20)DRIFT (N = 20)Standard (N = 18)
Death, n2114
Components of severe disability among survivors, N17191914
    Unable to walk without assistance, n (%)5 (29)6 (32)11 (58)11 (79)
    Unable to sit without support, n (%)1 (6)3 (16)3 (16)4 (29)
    Unable to use hands to feed, n (%)1 (6)2 (11)3 (16)2 (14)
    Needs support to control head, n (%)0 (0)3 (16)1 (5)1 (7)
    No speech, n (%)2 (12)6 (32)4 (21)6 (43)
    Blind or light response, n (%)0 (0)2 (11)2 (11)2 (14)
    Uncorrectable hearing loss, n (%)0 (0)1 (5)0 (0)1 (7)
    Severe sensorimotor disability, n (%)5 (29)7 (37)11 (58)11 (79)
    Severe cognitive disability MDI < 55, n/N (%)4/16 (25)8/18 (44)7 (37)11 (79)
    Moderate Cognitive impairment MDI < 70, n/N (%)7/16 (44)8/18 (44)11 (58)12 (86)
Overall outcome, death or severe disability, n/N (%)9/19 (47)10/20 (50)12/20 (60)17/18 (94)