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Children at risk for developmental delay can be recognised by stunting, being underweight, ill health, little maternal schooling or high gravidity.

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AIMS: To investigate markers of risk status that can be easily monitored in resource-limited settings for the identification of children in need of early developmental intervention. METHODS: Eighty-five children in Kilifi, Kenya, aged between 2 and 10 months at recruitment, were involved in a 10-month follow-up. Data on developmental outcome were collected through parental report using a locally developed checklist. We tested for the unique and combined influence of little maternal schooling ...

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Abubakar, A More by this author
Holding, P More by this author
Van de Vijver, FJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry, Clinical Medicine
Van Baar, A More by this author
Journal:
Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines
Volume:
51
Issue:
6
Pages:
652-659
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1469-7610
ISSN:
0021-9630
URN:
uuid:61d92e16-c519-4ebc-888e-7a48351dd1a7
Source identifiers:
185670
Local pid:
pubs:185670

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