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Gestational age and cognitive ability in early childhood: a population-based cohort study.

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BACKGROUND: Recent studies suggest that children born at late preterm (34-36 weeks gestation) and early term (37-38 weeks) may have poorer developmental outcomes than children born at full term (39-41 weeks). We examined how gestational age is related to cognitive ability in early childhood using the U.K. Millennium Cohort Study. METHODS: Cognitive development was assessed using Bracken School Readiness Assessment at age 3 years, British Ability Scales II at ages 3, 5 and 7 years and Progress...

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10.1111/ppe.12058

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
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Journal:
Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology
Volume:
27
Issue:
4
Pages:
371-379
Publication date:
2013-07-05
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EISSN:
1365-3016
ISSN:
0269-5022
URN:
uuid:1e0d7806-f3fa-4bf7-b71e-dd50adb3d3ab
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404119
Local pid:
pubs:404119

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