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Outcomes in adulthood for children with foetal growth retardation. A linkage study from the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT) and the Medical Birth Registry of Norway.
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PMID:  16677227     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: The aims were to examine the long-term functional outcome and risk of mood disorders in adulthood in individuals with foetal growth retardation. METHOD: In a prospective cohort study of 7806 individuals aged 20-30 years, using linked data from the Health Survey of Nord-Trøndelag (HUNT-2) and the Medical Birth Registry of Norway, we studied the long-term effects of being born with a birth weight below the 10th percentile for gestational age (SGA). RESULTS: SGA individuals had lower educational level (OR: 1.33), lower socioeconomic functioning level (OR: 1.77) and more frequent reported mood disorder in adulthood (OR: 1.26). Analyses of a substratum of infants born at term showed almost identical results. CONCLUSION: Foetal growth retardation measured as SGA shows a moderate risk for lower education and socioeconomic level and for anxiety and/or depression in young adulthood. Issues concerning interventions for children at risk should be considered.
J Ø Berle; A Mykletun; A K Daltveit; S Rasmussen; A A Dahl
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica     Volume:  113     ISSN:  0001-690X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Psychiatr Scand     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-08     Completed Date:  2006-10-31     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370364     Medline TA:  Acta Psychiatr Scand     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  501-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.
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MeSH Terms
Birth Weight
Cohort Studies
Educational Status
Fetal Growth Retardation / epidemiology*
Gestational Age
Mental Disorders / epidemiology
Norway / epidemiology
Prospective Studies
Risk Factors
Socioeconomic Factors

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