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Table 4 Infant characteristics

From: Admission to day stay early parenting program is associated with improvements in mental health and infant behaviour: A prospective cohort study

Variables Number of valid responses Sample Comparison p
Sex 114    
 Male n(%)   67 (58.8) 51.52 0.07
 Female n(%)   47 (41.2) 48.52  
Mean (SD) infant age (weeks) 115 26.5 (11.74) 31 (11.7)3 <0.001
Gestational age n(%) 113    
Pre-term (<37 weeks)   5 (4.4) 7.926.03 0.12 0.31
Birth weight n(%) 114    
<2500 g   6 (5.3) 6.52 0.37
>2499 g   108 (94.7) 93.52  
Illnesses or medical conditions since birth n(%) 115 76 (66.1)   
Health development concerns n(%) 108 18 (16.7)   
  1. 1 2009 Victorian Child Health and Wellbeing Survey.
  2. 2 Births in Victoria 2007 and 2008 [22].
  3. 3 Tweddle Residential Service 2004 [4, 23].
  4. 4a Community Sample: Buist 2008 [24].
  5. 4b Community Sample: McCallum 2011 [20].