Table 4

Direction of change in disability status between 2 and 8 years of age

Improvement in disability status−3−2−10123
VPT/ELBW group, % (n)0.5 (1)2.6 (5)22.8 (43)46.0 (87)20.6 (39)4.8 (9)1.6 (3)
Control, % (n)0 (0)0 (0)6.9 (12)80.9 (140)6.9 (12)1.7 (3)0 (0)
  • Ordinal disability category at age 2 years subtracted from the ordinal disability category at age 8 years.