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Table 4 Brachycephaly 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 CI (%) Brachycephaly Severity
Mild Medium Severe
0–1 1628 84.4 ± 5.4 1076 (66.1%) 827 (50.8%) 241 (14.8%) 8 (0.5%)
2–3 1506 88.0 ± 6.6 1235 (82.0%)* 671 (44.6%)* 514 (34.1%)* 50 (3.3%)*
4–5 1322 88.4 ± 6.0 996 (75.3%)* 566 (42.8%)* 390 (29.5%)* 40 (3.0%)*
  1. Note: * significant difference compared to the 0–1 months group (P < 0.05)
  2. CI Cephalic index