Exploratory Study on determinants of the Performance of Bayley Scales of Infant Development in Infants with High Risk

고위험집단의 Bayley영아발달 검사 수행에 영향을 미치는 요인 탐색

  • 민동옥 (울산대학교 아동.가정복지학과)
  • Received : 2005.12.10
  • Accepted : 2005.12.21
  • Published : 2005.12.31

Abstract

The present study applied Bayley Scales of Infant Development to Infants with High Risk to investigate the effects of determinants such as variables related to demographic variable, prenatal and perinatal and postpartal environments, and developmental indices in infancy. First, mental and motor development index were high in infants whose mothers had high in education, mothers had not had a disease during the pregnancy, mothers had not taken medicine during the pregnancy. Second, mental and motor development index were high in infants who had used an oxygen inhaler, incubator, and in infants who had been given a timely birth. Third, mental and motor development index were higher in infants whose mumbling and the initial speaking was normal than in infants whose development was late.