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Functioning of 7-year-old children born at 32 to 35 weeks' gestational age

Cserjesi, Renata; Van Braeckel, Koenraad N J A; Butcher, Phillipa; Kerstjens, Jorien M; Reijneveld, Sijmen A; Bouma, Anke; Geuze, Reint H.; Bos, Arend F

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OBJECTIVE: To compare neuropsychological functions in moderately preterm (32-35 weeks' gestation) and full-term children at the age of 7 years and identify gender differences. METHODS: Community-based prospective cohort study of 248 moderately preterm children (138 boys) and 130 full-term children (58 boys). Neuropsychological tests included IQ, memory, attention, visual perception, motor skills, visuomotor skills, and parental report of executive functioning. RESULTS: The moderately preterm...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/67220
Source: Pediatrics (English edition)
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2011-2079

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