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Table 1 Number of children with an adverse outcome according to congenital infection status (%)

From: Association between congenital toxoplasmosis and parent-reported developmental outcomes, concerns, and impairments, in 3 year old children

1) DEVELOPMENT AND BEHAVIOUR
  PARENT COMPLETED
Infection status Motor1 Speech & language1 Behaviour2 Cognition1  
CT+ (n = 178) 24/178 (13.5) 20/177 (11.3) 34/176 (19.3) 9/178 (5.1)  
CT- (n = 527) 58/525 (11.0) 50/524 (9.5) 97/527 (18.4) 31/525 (5.9)  
  CHILD COMPLETED
Infection status 'Draw a Man'1 Line, circle, cross1    
CT+ (n = 178) 17/121(14.0) 13/170(7.6)    
CT- (n = 527) 54/372(14.5) 38/500(7.4)    
2) PARENTAL CONCERNS, SPECIALIST REFERRAL, AND PARENTAL ANXIETY
  CONCERNS
  Learning/ development3 Speech & language3 ANY3   
CT+ (n = 178) 24/176(13.6) 16/177(9.0) 34/178(19.1)   
CT- (n = 527) 53/522(10.2) 55/522(10.5) 79/527(15.0)   
  REFERRALS
  Learning/ development Speech & language ANY Behaviour impact 2 Parental anxiety1
CT+ (n = 178) 10/178(5.6) 4/178(2.3) 11/178(6.2) 3/173 (1.7) 41/176 (23.3)
CT- (n = 527) 13/527(2.5) 14/527(2.7) 20/527(3.8) 16/509 (3.1) 61/521 (11.7)
3) PARENT-REPORTED IMPAIRMENT
  VISUAL IMPAIRMENT
  Glasses only Strabismus/ blind/limited vision ANY Hearing loss4 Neurological/mobility impairment5
CT+ (n = 178) 5 10 15/177 (8.5) 7/166 (4.2) 2/175 (1.1)
CT- (n = 527) 11 13 24/527 (4.6) 30/498(6.0) 4/522 (0.8)
  1. Full questionnaire available from the EMSCOT website [22]
  2. CT = congenital toxoplasmosis
  3. 1Adverse outcome defined by score corresponding most closely to the least able/most worried 10% in the uninfected children
  4. 2Adverse outcome defined by developers of SDQ questionnaire. Equivalent to lowest 10% in community sample of 10,000 examined in evaluation study. [12]
  5. 3Defined by answering 'yes' or 'a little' to question(s) about concerns.
  6. 4Parents reported intermittent or permanent hearing loss
  7. 5Parents reported seizures requiring treatment, cerebral palsy, and/or impaired mobility