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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the study cohort

From: Epigenome-wide analysis in newborn blood spots from monozygotic twins discordant for cerebral palsy reveals consistent regional differences in DNA methylation

Twin ID Type of CP Gestational age (weeks) Brain Injury
9001 Spastic diplegia 27 (Preterm) WMI
9002 Spastic diplegia 28 (Preterm) WMI
9003* Spastic diplegia 29 (Preterm) WMI
9004 Spastic diplegia 29 (Preterm) WMI
9005 Spastic quadriplegia 31 (Preterm) WMI
9006 Spastic diplegia 32 (Preterm) WMI
9007 Spastic hemiplegia 32 (Preterm) WMI
9008 Spastic quadriplegia 33 (Preterm) WMI
9009 Spastic diplegia 33 (Preterm) WMI
9010 Spastic diplegia 36 (Preterm) M
9011 Dyskinetic: dystonic 38 (Term) GMI
9012 Dyskinetic: hypotonia 32 (Preterm) WMI
9013 Spastic quadriplegia 38 (Term) M
9014 Ataxia 34 (Preterm) GMI
9015 Spastic hemiplegia 32 (Preterm) WMI
9016 Spastic hemiplegia 38 (Term) WMI
  1. WMI white matter injury, M miscellaneous, GMI grey matter injury
  2. *Twin pair 9003 was later confirmed not to be MZ and removed from the analysis