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Table 2 Psychological assessment using Bayley Scales of Infant Development II at baseline (one month of age)

From: Impact of emollient therapy for preterm infants in the neonatal period on child neurodevelopment in Bangladesh: an observational cohort study

Score Control (n=39) Aquaphor
(n=43)
Sunflower seed oil (n=39) Total
(n=121)
p value
Mental Development Index
 >85 26 (66.7%) 23 (53.5%) 21 (53.9%) 70 (57.9%) 0.4533
 >70-85 13 (33.3%) 17 (39.5%) 16 (41.0%) 46 (38.0%)
 <70 0 (0.0%) 3 (7.0%) 2 (5.1%) 5 (4.1%)
Psychomotor Development Index
 >85 17 (43.6%) 17 (39.5%) 14 (35.9%) 48 (39.7%) 0.3292
 >70–85 17 (43.6%) 19 (44.2%) 13 (33.3%) 49 (40.5%)
 <70 5 (12.8%) 7 (16.3%) 12 (30.8%) 24 (19.8%)