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Table 3 Comparison of growth patterns in boys and girls in the different subgroups

From: Catch-up growth up to ten years of age in children born very preterm or with very low birth weight

   Mean length/height SD-scores Proportions < P10
  n 5 yr 10 yr change 5 yr 10 yr
<32 wks/AGA
   girls 133 -0.05 -0.15 -0.10 9% 14%
   boys 164 -0.24 -0.21 0.03 17% 20%
<32 wks/SGA
   girls 31 -0.57 -0.50 0.07 19% 26%
   boys 33 -1.14 -0.89 0.25 49% 36%
≥32 wks/SGA
   girls 66 -0.69 -0.52 0.17 21% 24%
   boys 63 -0.72 -0.35 0.37 25% 19%