Table 3

Results of visual functioning questionnaire in VLBW survivors at age 27–29 years compared with term born controls

MeasureVLBW (n=250)Controls (n=100)P value
(A) VLBW vs controls
% Rating eyesight as good or excellent (with glasses, contacts)86.891NS
% Worried about eyesight27.628NS
Mean (SD) difficulties with everyday activities score (other than driving, due to eyesight)13.1 (6.5)11.7 (1.5)0.03
% Who drive a car*78.8960.001
Mean driving difficulties score (due to eyesight)†3.9 (1.6)3.5 (1)0.02