To investigate the relation between birth weight and socioeconomic disadvantage during childhood and adolescence in a birth cohort study.
Design-Longitudinal analysis of birth weight in relation to social class, household amenities and overcrowding, and financial difficulties as reported by parents at interview when participants were aged 7,11, and 16 years ; and receipt of unemployment or supplementary benefits as reported by participants at age 23.
Subjects-Male participants in the 1958 birth cohort (national child development study) born to parents resident in Great Britain during the week of 3-9 March 1958.
Data on birth weight and financial difficulties between birth and 2'3 years were available for 4321 ; data on housing conditions and social class at ages 7,11, and 16 years were available for 3370.
Mots-clés Pascal : Poids naissance, Socioéconomie, Marqueur épidémiologique, Epidémiologie, Nouveau né, Enfant, Adulte, Etude longitudinale, Etude statistique, Grande Bretagne, Désavantage, Homme, Royaume Uni, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Birth weight, Socioeconomics, Epidemiological marker, Epidemiology, Newborn, Child, Adult, Follow up study, Statistical study, Great Britain, Human, United Kingdom, Europe
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0170957
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 09/06/1995.