A comparison of prematurity and small for gestational age as risk factors for age 6-13 year emotional problems.
BACKGROUND: Although both very preterm (VP) and small for gestational age (SGA) births are suggested to increase the likelihood of childhood emotional problems, there has been a lack of research comparing these effects. AIMS: To investigate levels of emotional problems between 6-13 years of age and contrast the impact of being born either very premature (irrespective of birth weight) or small for gestational age. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective longitudinal cohort study. SUBJECTS: 654 Bavarian chi...Expand abstract
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