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Table 4 Reported behaviour for children with a completed questionnaire

From: Magpie Trial in the UK: methods and additional data for women and children at 2 years following pregnancy complicated by pre-eclampsia

  Randomised before delivery
  MgSO4
n = 308 (%)
Placebo
n = 301 (%)
Total responded to questionnaire 250 81% 254 84%
Does your child play happily alone for up to 10 minutes?     
   Yes 210 (84) 201 (79)
   Sometimes 33   40  
   No 1   3  
   not answered 6   10  
Is your child frightened in new situations?     
   Yes 28 (11) 34 (14)
   Sometimes 149   135  
   No 66   70  
   not answered 7   15  
Does your child play happily with other children if you are around?     
   Yes* 220 (88) 204 (80)
   Sometimes 22   34  
   No 1   5  
   not answered 7   11  
Does your child cling to you when you are with other people?     
   Yes 29 (12) 35 (14)
   Sometimes 127   126  
   No 87   81  
   not answered 7   12  
Does your child settle easily to sleep through the night?     
   Yes 157 (63) 164 (65)
   Sometimes 49   43  
   No 36   36  
   not answered 8   11  
No response to questionnaire 58 19% 47 16%
  1. *MgSO4 versus placebo = RR 1.810 [CI 1.0210–1.182.94]