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Table 3 Mean network value in preterm infants

From: Altered structural brain networks at term-equivalent age in preterm infants with grade 1 intraventricular hemorrhage

VariableExtremely preterm <  28 wks (n = 21)Very preterm 28 to 32 wks (n = 18)Moderate to late preterm 33 to 36 wks (n = 16)P value among groupsAdjusted Pa among groups
Bi Clustering coef.0.573 ± 0.0240.556 ± 0.0320.564 ± 0.0240.2010.471
Bi Local eff.0.770 ± 0.0210.759 ± 0.0270.761 ± 0.0210.3050.701
Bi cPL1.910 ± 0.0901.882 ± 0.0911.897 ± 0.0460.5830.684
Bi Global eff.0.599 ± 0.0230.606 ± 0.0250.601 ± 0.0120.5730.501
Bi Small-worldness1.543 ± 0.1471.486 ± 0.1771.462 ± 0.0950.2210.882
wFA Clustering coef.0.091 ± 0.0090.089 ± 0.0130.088 ± 0.0060.6290.471
wFA Local eff.0.145 ± 0.0120.144 ± 0.0200.140 ± 0.0090.5240.701
wFA cPL0.283 ± 0.0200.277 ± 0.0340.275 ± 0.0180.6540.684
wFA Global eff.4.085 ± 0.3104.176 ± 0.4544.226 ± 0.2370.4540.501
wFA small-worldness1.464 ± 0.1681.396 ± 0.1871.361 ± 0.0900.1280.921
  1. acontrolling for sex, BPD, and age at MRI scan as covariates in preterm infants
  2. Data are the means ± SD or number (%)
  3. Bi Binary; wFA FA weighted; SE standard error; cPL Characteristic path length; GMH germinal matrix hemorrhage; BPD bronchopulmonary dysplasia