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Table 1 Prenatal and family characteristics of the sample by term and preterm birth

From: Neurodevelopmental outcomes of moderately preterm birth: precursors of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder at preschool age

Characteristics of children Characteristics of children full term (=50)
Moderately preterm* (=50)
Variable mean sd range mean sd range
Child age (months) 62 4 57-67 64 2.5 61-66
Birth Gestational Age 34,6 2 31–35 40 2.5 38–41
Birth Weight (g) 2100 350 1750-2450 3200 200 3000-3400
Days of Hospitalization 15 8 8–23 2 1.5 2–3
Female % 54%       51%  
Male % 46%       49%  
Family background of children born preterm Family background of children born full term
Variable mean sd range mean sd range
Mother’s age (years) 30,6 6 24-37 32,6 5 28-38
Parental educational attainment (years) 13 8 8-23 12 8 8-22
Number of children 2 1.5 1-3 2 1.5 1-4
  1. * Healthy Preterm (HPT): No medical/neurological complications.