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  1. School-age outcomes in children with birth weights under 750 g.

    Article - En anglais

    Background

    Since the mid-1980s, increasing numbers of children with birth weights under 750 g have survived to school age.

    Methods

    We matched a regional cohort of 68 surviving children born from 1982 through 1986 with birth weights under 750 g (mean, 670 g ; gestational age, 25.7 weeks) with 65 children weighing 750 to 1499 g at birth and 61 children born at term.

    Growth, neurosensory status, and functioning at school age in the three groups were compared.

    Associations of biologic and social risk factors with major developmental outcomes were examined by means of logistic-regression analyses.

    Results

    Children with birth weights under 750 g were inferior to both comparison groups in cognitive ability, psychomotor skills, and academic achievement.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Poids naissance très faible, Pronostic, Age scolaire, Etude comparative, Enfant, Prématuré, Homme, Gestation pathologie, Nouveau né pathologie, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Very low birthweight, Prognosis, School age, Comparative study, Child, Premature, Human, Pregnancy disorders, Newborn diseases, Epidemiology

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

    Cote : 94-0668349

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 09/06/1995.