Table 3

Description of IBHQ scores at hospital discharge and at the three month follow-up
IBHQ score Discharge Follow-up
N Mean (SD) N Mean (SD)
Core scores Worries and distress 315 57.5 (23.5) 314 45.4 (26.8)
Fear for future 306 66.6 (27.2) 308 59.0 (28.3)
Guilt 313 38.0 (25.5) 314 34.1 (26.6)
Impact on daily organization 314 62.7 (23.6) 310 18.4 (18.8)
Physical impact 311 55.4 (21.0) 306 39.6 (24.2)
Impact on behavior with hospitalized infant 311 55.3 (25.5) 310 45.8 (24.4)
Financial impact 310 21.4 (19.4) 315 13.3 (14.0)
Optional scores Disturbed breastfeeding 91 49.5 (33.0) 82 43.5 (35.2)
Physical reaction of hospitalized infant 298 30.5 (25.9) 302 18.0 (22.0)
Impact on feeding of hospitalized infant 306 40.1 (26.1) 311 15.6 (18.9)
Impact on behavior with other children 241 56.6 (27.5) 234 39.8 (28.7)
Siblings’ reaction 213 63.1 (25.5) 212 57.9 (24.8)

All IBHQ scores range between 0 (no impact) and 100 (highest impact).

Lapillonne et al.

Lapillonne et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:171   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-171

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