Table 1

Sociodemographic and clinical data of 29 children evaluated by the BSID-III, Salvador, Brazil

n (%)
Mothers
 Mother’s age (years)*25±6.4
 Maternal schooling
 Elementary8 (27.6)
 Secondary20 (69.0)
 University1 (3.4)
Marital status
 Married8 (27.6)
 Single21 (72.4)
 Household income (minimum monthly wage)
 <113 (44.8)
 1–314 (48.3)
 >32 (6.9)
Infants
 Gestational age at birth* (weeks)38.4±2.1
 Prematurity5 (17.2)
 Birth weight (g)*3060±573.5
 Head circumference at birth (cm)*33.5±1.8
 Mean age at time of BSID evaluation (months)*18.2±3,8
 Male gender16 (55.2)
  • *Mean±SD; minimum monthly wage=$R954 (US$~240).

  • BSID-III, Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development-Third Edition.