International Journal of Pediatrics / 2018 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Growth and Neurodevelopmental Outcome in Preterm LBW Infants with Sepsis in India: A Prospective Cohort

Table 4

Neurodevelopmental outcomes in both studied groups.

OutcomeSepsis (%)No sepsis (%)RR (95% CI) value

Abnormal outcome27/40 (67.5%)11/54 (20.37%)3.31 (1.87–5.85)<0.001
Cerebral palsy5/40 (12.5%)2/54 (3.7%)3.37 (0.69–16.5)0.11
Squint3/40 (7.5%)3/54 (5.5%)1.35 (0.28–6.34)0.70
Hearing aids3/40 (7.5%)1/54 (1.8%)4.05 (0.43–37.5)0.18
DDST fail13/40 (32.5%)5/54 (9.2%)3.51 (1.36–9.04)0.001
Blindness4/40 (10%)00NA0.01
Tone abnormalities4/40 (10%)1/54 (1.8%)5.4 (0.62–46.49)0.083

DDST: Denver development screening test.

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