TABLE 1

Infant and Maternal Characteristics

Characteristicsn (%) or median (range)
Infant (N = 10a)
 Gestational age, wk, median (range)23 (23–26)
 Sepsis, n (%)6 (60)
 Intraventricular hemorrhage, n (%)4 (40)
 Necrotizing enterocolitis, n (%)2 (20)
 Death, n (%)3 (30)
Parent (N = 16)
 Mother, n (%)9 (56)
 Father, n (%)7 (44)
 Age, y, median (range)26 (19–35)
Race and/or ethnicity, n (%)
 White5 (31)
 African American9 (56)
 American Indian2 (13)
Level of education, n (%)
 High school or less12 (75)
 Some postgraduate education4 (25)
Annual income, $, n (%)
 <15 0002 (12.5)
 15 000–25 0006 (37.5)
 26 000–50 0004 (25)
 51 000–75 0004 (25)
  • a One case included a set of twins.