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Table 4 Mean network value in preterm infants with IVH, preterm infants without IVH, and full term infants

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

VariablePreterm with GMH (n = 13)Preterm without GMH (n = 42)Full-term (n = 24)Adjusted Pa (preterm without GMH vs. term)Adjusted P a (with vs. without GMH)
Bi Clustering coef.0.572 ± 0.0230.562 ± 0.0280.557 ± 0.0370.9210.375
Bi Local eff.0.769 ± 0.0210.762 ± 0.0240.755 ± 0.0280.6300.486
Bi cPL1.910 ± 0.1011.893 ± 0.7081.870 ± 0.0640.4140.507
Bi Global eff.0.599 ± 0.0260.603 ± 0.0190.609 ± 0.0180.4230.474
Bi Small-worldness1.531 ± 0.1661.488 ± 0.1391.456 ± 0.1040.7180.748
wFA Clustering coef.0.093 ± 0.0150.088 ± 0.0070.094 ± 0.0070.3750.027
wFA Local eff.0.151 ± 0.0220.141 ± 0.0100.152 ± 0.0140.4860.025
wFA cPL0.291 ± 0.0350.275 ± 0.0190.296 ± 0.0380.5070.020
wFA Global eff.3.998 ± 0.4734.212 ± 0.2813.926 ± 0.4200.4740.048
wFA small-worldness1.464 ± 0.1791.391 ± 0.1481.353 ± 0.0990.7480.479
  1. acontrolling for gestational age, 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