Cost of care for a geographically determined population of low birthweight infants to age 8-9 years. I. Children without disability.

@article{Stevenson1996CostOC,
  title={Cost of care for a geographically determined population of low birthweight infants to age 8-9 years. I. Children without disability.},
  author={Rashida Stevenson and Christopher McCabe and Peter O. D. Pharoah and Richard W. I. Cooke},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition},
  year={1996},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={F114-7}
}
AIM To determine the extra cost of healthcare associated with low birthweight, in a cohort study of a geographically defined population in five health districts that comprise Merseyside. METHODS The study comprised all children of birthweight < or = 1500 g and a 10% random sample of those weighing 1501-2000 g, without clinical disability, born in 1980 and 1981 to mothers resident in Merseyside, and their controls, matched by age, sex, and school class, followed up to age 8-9 years. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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