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  1. Mature maternity : long term associations in first children born older mothers in 1970 in the UK.

    Article - En anglais

    Study objectives

    To identify the physical, behavioural, medical, and educational outcomes in first children born to women aged 30 or more compared with those born to younger women.


    Longitudinal cohort study design employing logistic regression analysis of data obtained from the British births survey of 1970 and the child health and education study follow ups to this cohort at ages 5 and 10.


    One week birth cohort covering the whole of the United Kingdom.


    The carers of 4315 first children born to women during the week of April 5th-11th 1970 inclusive in the whole of the United Kingdom except Northern Ireland, and followed up at both 5 and 10 years of age.

    In addition, information was obtained from health visitors, the child's teacher at 10, and the medical officer who completed an examination.

    At 10 the child also completed a questionnaire.


    Data were obtained from questionnaires administered to the carers of the child at each time point, from their teacher at age 10, and from the results of a medical examination at age 10.

    Educational tests were also conducted at this age.

    Main results

    Having adjusted for the effects of confounding factors, late primiparity was significantly associated with a number of events in labour and delivery involving obstetric interventions ranging from induction to operative deliveries and general anaesthesia. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Gestation, Age mère, Rang naissance, Primiparité, Etude comparative, Epidémiologie, Développement psychomoteur, Nouveau né, Homme, Enfant, Femme, Royaume Uni, Europe, Etude cohorte

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pregnancy, Maternal age, Birth order, Primiparity, Comparative study, Epidemiology, Psychomotor development, Newborn, Human, Child, Woman, United Kingdom, Europe, Cohort study

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0425889

    Code Inist : 002B20F01. Création : 10/04/1997.