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Gender distinctive impacts of prematurity and small for gestational age (SGA) on age-6 attention problems

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Background: Predictors of attention problems remain uncertain. Here we distinguish prematurity from small (birth weight) for gestational age (SGA). Method: A total of 1437 children were studied between 0 and 6 years. Gender differences and indirect perinatal effects (via 20-month head circumference and cognition) were considered for age 6 attention problems. Results: Boys, preterms, and SGA children were all at increased risk for attention problems. Indirect perinatal effects differed between...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/j.1475-3588.2012.00649.x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Child and Adolescent Mental Health More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
4
Pages:
238-245
Publication date:
2012-02-20
Acceptance date:
2011-12-05
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EISSN:
1475-3588
ISSN:
1475-357X
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pubs:316807
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uuid:ce38646b-6280-4f49-896f-d5a2eca95c68
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pubs:316807
Source identifiers:
316807
Deposit date:
2014-12-26

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