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Socio-economic inequalities in cerebral palsy prevalence in the United Kingdom: a register-based study.

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Evidence is unclear as to whether there is a socio-economic gradient in cerebral palsy (CP) prevalence beyond what would be expected from the socio-economic gradient for low birthweight, a strong risk factor for CP. We conducted a population-based study in five regions of the UK with CP registers, to investigate the relationship between CP prevalence and socio-economic deprivation, and how it varies by region, by birthweight and by severity and type of CP. The total study population was 1 657...

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Journal:
Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology
Volume:
24
Issue:
2
Pages:
149-155
Publication date:
2010-03-05
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EISSN:
1365-3016
ISSN:
0269-5022
URN:
uuid:4ab67786-05d7-4b71-a415-c0dd2abdbfe3
Source identifiers:
199536
Local pid:
pubs:199536

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