Children who were very low birth weight: development and academic achievement at nine years of age.

@article{Klein1989ChildrenWW,
  title={Children who were very low birth weight: development and academic achievement at nine years of age.},
  author={Nancy K. Klein and M. W. M. Hack and Naomi Breslau},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={1989},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={32-7}
}
Children born at very low birth weights (VLBW) (less than or equal to 1500 g) who were beneficiaries of modern neonatal intensive care are reaching middle childhood, and their school achievement can be evaluated. We compared 65 9-year-old children born in 1976, who were very low birth weight and who were free of neurological impairment, with 65 children of normal birth weight who had been matched for race, sex, age, and social class on measures of IQ, cognitive, visuo-motor, and fine motor… CONTINUE READING