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The effects of prenatal and perinatal complications on development at one year of age.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1033823     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
35 variables descriptive of birth and obstetric complications, prematurity, maternal discomfort, and demographic status were studied for a sample of 322 infants. Factor analyses of these variables resulted in 7 major factors that were used to predict developmental status at 1 year of age for 233 of the subjects. Factors identified as "prematurity," "delivery and related variables," "ethnicity," and "complications" made significant independent contributions to Cattell DQ at 1 year. When Cattell DQs were corrected for the effects of gestational age, only delivery and related variables remained critical, confirming the importance of this factor for later development.
Authors:
K M Goldstein; D V Caputo; H B Taub
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child development     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0009-3920     ISO Abbreviation:  Child Dev     Publication Date:  1976 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-02-24     Completed Date:  1977-02-24     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372725     Medline TA:  Child Dev     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  613-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anesthesia, Obstetrical / adverse effects
Child Development*
Ethnic Groups
Female
Fetus / drug effects
Gestational Age
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Obstetric Labor Complications*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications*
Social Class

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