Abstract #60 Table 1

Description of infants who attended follow-up versus were lost to follow-up

2019 Eligible Infants (n=120)2021 Follow-up (n=29)2021 No-Shows (n=24)
Birth weight, grams, mean (±SD) 2203 (±746) 2637 (±892) 2658 (±748)
Gestational age, weeks, mean (±SD) 34.5 (±3.9) 35.0 (±7.0) 35.2 (±2.9)
Maternal years, age, mean (±SD) Not available 29.0 (±5.0) 28.7 (±5.9)
Male, n (%) 67 (56) 19 (56) 15 (63)
Race
White, n(%) 69 (58) 16 (55) 18 (75)
African American, n (%) 24 (20) 7 (24) 2 (8)
Hispanic, n (%) 18 (15) 0 (0) 3 (13)
Other, n (%) 9 (8) 6 (21) 1 (4.2)
Pediatrician at SIUH clinic, n (%) Not available 10 (35) 4 (17)
Reason for Referral
Prematurity (< 35 weeks GA), n (%) 62 (52) 15 (52) 13 (54)
Maternal Substance Use, n (%) 18 (15) 6 (21) 5 (21)
Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy, n (%) 2 (2) 3 (10) 1 (4)
Sepsis/meningitis, n (%) 3 (3) 2 (7) 0 (0)
Genetic Anomalies, n (%)* 5 (4) 0 (0) 7 (21)
Neonatal brain bleeds/strokes 0 (0) 2 (7) 0 (0)
Referral appropriately made, n (%) 67 (56) 29 (100) 23 (96)
  • Of the 97 currently referred patients, 44 have UPCOMING appointments in 2022 (not included in calculation). Above categories were most notable for referrals to DBP clinic. * – 2021: 7 patients w/congenital anomalies identified – 2 deceased before appointment date, remaining 5 did not attend