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The effect of maternal and child early life factors on grade repetition among HIV exposed and unexposed children in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mitchell, JM; Rochat, TJ; Houle, Brian; Stein, A; Newell, ML; Bland, RM


Receiving an education is essential for children living in poverty to fulfil their potential. Success in the early years of schooling is important as children who repeat grade one are particularly at risk for future dropout. We examined early life factors associated with grade repetition through logistic regression and explored reasons for repeating a grade through parent report. In 2012–2014 we re-enrolled children aged 7–11 years in rural KwaZulu-Natal who had been part of an early life...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
DOI: 10.1017/S2040174415007230


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