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Research Article

Characteristic Processes in Close Peer Friendships of Preterm Infants at Age 12

Table 4

Mean scores of friendship behavior types and friendship quality scales at age 12 by prematurity group.

Full term
≥38 wga

(SD)
Preterm
<37 wga

(SD)

Friendship behavior types
 Leadership
 Distancingb
 Mutual playfulness
Friendship quality scales
 Validation and caringc
 Conflict resolutionc
 Conflict/betrayalc
 Help and guidancec
 Companionship  and  recreation
 Intimate exchangec

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