Individual Study / Grunau_Pediatrics_2004

Psychosocial and academic characteristics of Extremely Low Birth Weight (≤800 g) adolescents who are free of major impairment compared with term-born control subjects (The Vancouver, Canada APIC cohort)

Psychosocial and academic characteristics of Extremely Low Birth Weight (≤800 g) adolescents who are free of major impairment compared with term-born control subjects (The Vancouver, Canada APIC cohort)

Initiatives -
To compare academic and cognitive ability, attention, attitudes, and behavior of extremely low birth weight (ELBW) adolescents who are free of major impairments at 17 years of age with term-born control subjects.

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Ruth Grunau
    University of British Columbia

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Grunau RE, Whitfield MF, Fay TB. Psychosocial and academic characteristics of extremely low birth weight (< or =800 g) adolescents who are free of major impairment compared with term-born control subjects.Pediatrics. 2004;114(6):e725-32. doi:10.1542/peds.2004-0932

PUBMED 15576337

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
75
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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