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  1. Birth order and health : major issues.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais

    International conference on the social sciences and medicine. Peebles (GBR), 1992/09/14.

    Birth Order has been described as a variable with a complex relationship to child and adult outcomes.

    A review of the medical literature over the past 5 years identified 20 studies that investigated the relationship between Birth Order and a health outcome.

    Only one of the studies established a relationship between Birth Order and a health outcome: third and fourth-born children have a higher incidence of accidents that result in hospitalization.

    The other demonstrated relationships are each explained by intervening variables or methodological limitations.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Mortalité, Morbidité, Enfant, Homme, Rang naissance, Synthèse bibliographique, Article synthèse, Milieu familial, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mortality, Morbidity, Child, Human, Birth order, Bibliographic survey, Review, Family environment, Epidemiology

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

    Cote : 92-0560047

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.