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Associations of Biological Factors and Affordances in the Home with Infant Motor Development.
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PMID:  23279095     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
BACKGROUND: Whereas considerable work has been published regarding biological factors associated with infant health, much less is known about the associations of environmental context with infant development - the focus of the present cross-sectional study. METHODS: Data was collected on 561 infants, aged newborn to 18 months. Measures included the Affordances in the Home Environment for Motor Development - Infant Scale, Alberta Infant Motor Scale, and selected bio / medical factors. Correlation and regression were used to analyze the data. RESULTS: Home environmental factors were associated with children's motor development as much as some typically risk biologic factors. CONCLUSION: The home environment partially explained infant development outcomes and infants at risk could possibly be helped with a home assessment for affordances.
Raquel Saccani; Nadia C Valentini; Keila Rg Perieira; Alessandra B Müller; Carl Gabbard
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1442-200X     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Int     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100886002     Medline TA:  Pediatr Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 The Authors. Pediatrics International © 2012 Japan Pediatric Society.
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.
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