TABLE 6.

Logistic-Regression Models Examining the Relationship Between Head Circumference Growth Quartile and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes: OR and 95% CI of Selected Risk Factors

Risk FactorCPMDI <70PDI <70NDI
Head circumference growth quartile (quartiles 1 vs 4)4.10 (1.24–13.59)a2.33 (1.10–4.95)a1.99 (0.95–4.14)3.64 (1.85–7.18)b
Female gender0.55 (0.28–1.07)0.48 (0.29–0.79)c0.60 (0.36–1.01)0.53 (0.34–0.82)c
Black race2.48 (1.31–4.68)c1.67 (0.96–2.92)
Hispanic race2.46 (1.01–5.96)a1.80 (0.80–4.07)
SGA at birth0.24 (0.07–0.87)a
Regained birth weight >18 days1.62 (0.94–2.77)1.51 (0.93–2.46)
Education less than high school1.75 (0.90–3.39)1.75 (1.03–2.96)a
Severe IVH2.03 (0.99–4.18)1.22 (0.68–2.21)1.38 (0.73–2.64)1.14 (0.65–2.00)
PVL7.06 (2.27–21.91)b2.15 (0.73–6.37)5.87 (1.91–18.0)c2.51 (0.80–7.91)
BPD2.54 (1.38–4.68)c1.39 (0.75–2.57)1.50 (0.88–2.55)
Postnatal steroids2.07 (1.00–4.30)a1.13 (0.64–1.98)2.78 (1.53–5.03)b1.95 (1.18–3.21)c
Late-onset sepsis1.51 (0.63–3.62)0.87 (0.48–1.58)1.80 (0.92–3.53)0.83 (0.49–1.39)