Individual Study / Saigal_Pediatrics_2007

Comparison of current health, functional limitations, and health care use of young adults who were born with extremely low birth weight and normal birth weight. (The McMaster, Canada APIC cohort)

Comparison of current health, functional limitations, and health care use of young adults who were born with extremely low birth weight and normal birth weight. (The McMaster, Canada APIC cohort)

Initiatives -
The objective of this study was to compare the current health status, physical ability, functional limitations, and health care use of extremely low birth weight and normal birth weight young adults. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Saroj Saigal
    McMaster University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Individuals completed the assessments at a mean age of 23 years.

Marker Paper

Saigal S, Stoskopf B, Boyle M, et al. Comparison of current health, functional limitations, and health care use of young adults who were born with extremely low birth weight and normal birth weight.Pediatrics. 2007;119(3):e562-73. doi:10.1542/peds.2006-2328

PUBMED 17332176

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
264
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
1977–1982 births

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other