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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis showing the associations between early term and late preterm birth, and child emotional and behavioral problems at 36 months of age

From: Emotional and behavioral problems in late preterm and early term births: outcomes at child age 36 months

  Emotional problems Behavioral problems
Unadjusted
OR (95%CI)
Adjusted
OR (95%CI)
Unadjusted
OR (95%CI)
Adjusted
OR (95%CI)
Term birth Reference Reference Reference Reference
Early term 1.09
(0.98–1.22)
1.07
(0.96–1.98)
1.00
(0.90–1.14)
1.00
(0.90–1.14)
Late preterm 1.40***
(1.17–1.68)
1.26*
(1.04–1.52)
1.16
(0.97–1.14)
1.10
(0.91–1.33)
  1. Note: Adjusted analyses include information on gestational diabetes, preeclampsia/HELLP syndrome, multiple gestation, small for gestational age, 5 min APGAR < 6, respiratory distress, intracranial bleeding and mechanically ventilated; * p < .05; *** p < .001