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Table 3 Association between gestational age and types of cerebral palsy among studied cases

From: Evaluation of risk factors for cerebral palsy

  Total number
n = 1000
Not full term
N = 305 (%)
Full term
N = 695 (%)
p value#
Motor type of CP     
 Spastic 716 214(70.2) 502(72.2) 0.505
 Dyskinetic 83 28(9.1) 55(7.9) 0.504
 Mixed 103 34(9.2) 69 (9.9) 0.559
 Hypotonic 98 29(9.5) 69 (9.9) 0.837
Topographic appearance of spastic and mixed groups n = 819 n = 248 n = 571  
 Hemiplegic 187 36(14.5) 151(26.4) 0.001*
 Diplegic 262 136(54.8) 126 (22.1) <0.001*
 Quadriplegic 370 76(30.7) 294(51.5) <0.001*
  1. #Test used: chi-square test
  2. *Statistically significant