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Table 3 Adjusted association of change in Care Transitions Measure and Parental Quality of Life Scoresa (n = 169)

From: The association of care transitions measure-15 score and outcomes after discharge from the NICU

Parameter Estimate 95% Confidence Limits p-value
Care Transitions Measure (for every 10 point change in score) 0.41 0.27 0.56 < 0.0001
Race/Ethnicity
 White non-Hispanic Reference    
 Hispanic 4.47 −5.05 14 0.35
 Black non-Hispanic 3.45 −8.29 15.2 0.56
 Other −7.24 −18.71 4.24 0.21
Neonatal co-morbidityb
 Yes 8.27 2.75 13.8 0.004
 No Reference    
Use of medical equipmentc
 Yes −4.97 −10.22 0.23 0.06
 No Reference    
Post-discharge diagnosisd
 Yes 1.91 −3.69 7.52 0.5
 No Reference    
  1. aParental quality of life scores represented by Multicultural Quality of Life scores
  2. bNeonatal co-morbidities include at least one diagnosis of: fetal growth restriction, surfactant deficiency, necrotizing enterocolitis, intraventricular hemorrhage grade 3 or 4, patent ductus arteriosus, retinopathy of prematurity
  3. cUse of medical equipment includes: oxygen, tracheostomy, wheelchair, adaptive stroller, feeding tube
  4. dPost discharge diagnoses include at least one diagnosis of: autism, global developmental delay, cerebral palsy