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Table 3 Plagiocephaly severity in term infants of different age groups

From: Analysis of cranial type characteristics in term infants: a multi-center study

Group (age, months) n CVA (cm) Plagiocephaly Severity
Mild Medium Severe
0–1 1628 0.27 ± 0.25 584 (35.9%) 550 (33.8%) 24 (1.5%) 10 (0.6%)
2–3 1506 0.37 ± 0.29 670 (44.5%)* 614 (40.8%)* 32 (2.1%)* 24 (1.6%)*
4–5 1322 0.34 ± 0.29 581 (43.9%)* 517 (39.1%)* 35 (2.6%)* 29 (2.2%)*
  1. Note: * significant difference compared to the 0–1 months group (P < 0.05)
  2. CVA Cranial vault asymmetry