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Table 1 Socio-demographic, risk factors, and clinical characteristics among studied patients

From: Evaluation of risk factors for cerebral palsy

Variables Total number = 1000
Age/months (mean ± SD) 37.5 ± 6.7
Age of male patients 31.0 ± 4.8
Age of female patients 44.0 ± 14.0
Sex
 Male 644(64.4)
 Female 356(35.6)
District
 Dakahlia 712 (71.2)
 Gharbia 103(10.3)
 Damietta 62(6.2)
 Sharkia 58(4.8)
 Kafr El Sheikh 46(4.6)
 Port Said 19(1.9)
Gestational age/weeks
 Full term (> 37 weeks) 695(69.5)
 Preterm (< 37 weeks) 258(25.8)
 Post-term (> 42 weeks) 47(4.7)
Polarity
 Singleton 946(94.6)
 Twin 49(4.9)
 Triplets 5(0.5)
Risk factors according to the time of injury
 Antenatal 210 (21.0)
 Natal and post-natal 307(30.7)
 Post-neonatal 171(17.1)
 Unidentified 312(31.2)
Type of motor impairment
 Spastic 716(71.6)
 Dyskinetic 83(8.3)
 Mixed 103(10.3)
 Hypotonic 98(9.8)
Topographic appearance of spastic and mixed groups N = 819
 Hemiplegic 187(22.8)
 Diplegic 262(31.9)
 Quadriplegic 370(45.2)
  1. Antenatal period of pregnancy until the onset of labor, Natal and post-natal period the period from the onset of labor until 28th day of life, Post-neonatal from day 29 to 2 years of age