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Table 1 Participant characteristics by intervention and control groups

From: Very preterm infants engage in an intervention to train their control of attention: results from the feasibility study of the Attention Control Training (ACT) randomised trial

  Intervention Control
  Full-time employment Part-time employment Not in employment Information not provided Full-time employment Part-time employment Not in employment Information not provided
Mother’s employment 3 (50.00) 2 (33.33) 0 (–) 1 (16.67) 2 (33.33) 2 (33.33) 2 (33.33) 0 (–)
Father’s employment 4 (66.67) 1 (16.67) 0 (–) 1 (16.67) 4 (66.67) 0 (–) 1 (16.67) 1 (16.67)
  Degree A-level GCSEs Information not provided Degree A-level GCSEs Information not provided
Highest mother’s educational attainment 5 (83.33) 0 (–) 0 (–) 1 (16.67) 3 (50.00) 1 (16.67) 1 (16.67) 1 (16.67)
  Females Males Total   Females Males Total  
Infant’s sex 2 (33.33) 4 (66.67) 6   2 (33.33) 4 (66.67) 6  
  Mean SD Total   Mean SD Total  
Gestational age (weeks) 29.2 1.09 5   30 1.09 6  
Birth weight (g) 1313.25 338.46 5   1378.60 332.13 6  
Days in NICU 57.6 20.95 5   69.8 62.83 5  
APGAR (5 min) 4.33 4.16 3   8.5 0.71 2  
Age (months): pre-test 11.90 0.79 5   13.04 1.21 6  
Age (months): post-test 12.95 0.78 5   14.43 1.01 5  
Mullen cognitive T scores at pre-test 94.40 11.46 5   92.67 14.85 6