Helsinki Study of Very Low Birth Weight Adults
To study the long-term effects of preterm birth at very low birth weight
- Start Year
- European Commission, Academy of Finland, , Sigrid Jusélius Foundation, Emil Aaltonen Foundation, Foundation for Pediatric Research, Foundation of Wiipuri Student Nation, Juho Vainio Foundation, Foundation for Diabetes Research, Signe ja Ane Gyllenberg Foundation, Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation, Jalmari and Rauha Ahokas Foundation, Foundation for Respiratory Diseases Research, Novo Nordisk Foundation, Päivikki and Sakari Sohlberg Foundation, Alli Paasikivi Foundation.
- Study design
- Follow Up
- After the perinatal assesment there was a follow-up assessment at 15 months and at 5 years of age for a subset of the cohort. At 18-27 (average 22 years) years the full cohort participants underwent a full clinical and neuropsychological assessment. At 20-29 year follow up (average 23 years) a subset of participants was randomly selected to do a stress test. At the 22-30 Year Follow Up (average age of 25 years), the full cohort was invited for a clinic visit.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
Availability of data and biosamples
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.