Table 3:

White matter abnormality scores for the control and ELBW infants

White Matter Abnormality ScoreP Value (Compared with Controls)
Controls (term infants)6.0 ± .0N/A
ELBW infants without blood product deposition on MRI6.2 ± .3.17
ELBW infants with blood product deposition on MRI but no IVH diagnosis6.7 ± .9.02
ELBW infants with grades 1 or 2 IVH diagnosis7.5 ± 1.7.003
ELBW infants with grades 3 or 4 IVH diagnosis8.6 ± 1.3.0001