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Table 5 Height corrected for target height (HSDScorr) in children with fast and slow initial growth for the different subgroups based on weight for gestational age.

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

  HSDScorr
  Weight increase at 3 months
  <3500 gram ≥3500 gram
Approximate age n mean n mean
Total group
3 months 257 -1.85 389 -0.59
6 months 252 -1.41 371 -0.32
1 year 263 -0.99 370 -0.27
2 years 243 -0.85 367 -0.18
5 years 271 -0.61 391 -0.08
10 years (observed) 189 -0.37 282 -0.08
10 years (estimated) 270 -0.42 392 -0.08
<32 wks/AGA
3 months 100 -1.29 278 -0.32
6 months 101 -1.05 263 -0.14
1 year 104 -0.75 262 -0.19
2 years 98 -0.65 258 -0.08
5 years 108 -0.41 278 -0.04
10 years (observed) 77 -0.35 199 -0.07
10 years (estimated) 109 -0.33 279 -0.07
<32 wks/SGA
3 months 37 -2.47 41 -1.38
6 months 34 -2.03 37 -0.82
1 year 38 -1.36 38 -0.81
2 years 38 -1.34 38 -0.64
5 years 41 -0.91 41 -0.37
10 years (observed) 29 -0.46 32 -0.37
10 years (estimated) 41 -0.60 41 -0.33
≥32 wks/SGA
3 months 120 -2.20 70 -1.30
6 months 117 -1.57 71 -0.78
1 year 121 -1.11 70 -0.31
2 years 107 -0.85 71 -0.28
5 years 122 -0.73 72 -0.06
10 years (observed) 83 -0.38 51 -0.06
10 years (estimated) 120 -0.44 72 -0.04