Cognition, behavior and social competence of preterm low birth weight children at school age

  • Fan R
  • Portuguez M
  • Nunes M
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Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess the cognitive and behavioral development of preterm and low birth weight newborns living in a disadvantageous socioeconomic environment at school age. METHODS: This cross-sectional study included children aged 6-7 from a historical birth cohort of preterm (gestational age

Author-supplied keywords

  • Age Factors
  • Child
  • Child Behavior/physiology/psychology
  • Cognition/physiology
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Gestational Age
  • Humans
  • Infant, Low Birth Weight/physiology/psychology
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intelligence
  • Learning Disorders
  • Male
  • Premature Birth/physiopathology/psychology
  • Reference Values
  • Risk Factors
  • Social Behavior
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Wechsler Scales

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Authors

  • R G Fan

  • M W Portuguez

  • M L Nunes

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