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The health and development of children born to older mothers in the United Kingdom: observational study using longitudinal cohort data.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess relations between children's health and development and maternal age. DESIGN: Observational study of longitudinal cohorts. SETTING: Millennium Cohort Study (a random sample of UK children) and the National Evaluation of Sure Start study (a random sample of children in deprived areas in England), 2001 to 2007. PARTICIPANTS: 31,257 children at age 9 months, 24,781 children at age 3 years, and 22,504 at age 5 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Childhood unintentional injuries an...

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10.1136/bmj.e5116

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Sutcliffe, AG More by this author
Gardiner, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
345
Issue:
7876
Pages:
e5116
Publication date:
2012
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:08fa3eb5-81fc-42ff-a70f-8762fb0c3878
Source identifiers:
490830
Local pid:
pubs:490830

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