Table 2

Overall disability status at age 8 by gestational age (weeks), 1997

Disability222324252627PretermTerm
Zero (%)022.250.048.736.442.140.887.1
Mild (%)0.044.433.328.250.042.140.110.0
Moderate (%)0.011.18.310.36.810.59.22.4 4
Severe (%)10022.28.312.86.85.39.90.6
Total (N)1912394437142170
  • Two 22–27 weeks and three term children had insufficient data for disability categories to be assigned. Disability by gestation within preterm cohort alone: χ2=17.1, df=15, p=0.31.