Early childhood anemia and mild or moderate mental retardation.

@article{Hurtado1999EarlyCA,
  title={Early childhood anemia and mild or moderate mental retardation.},
  author={E K Hurtado and Angelika H. Claussen and Keith G Scott},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1999},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={115-9}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies questioned the link between early childhood anemia and detrimental child development. OBJECTIVE A population-based study was conducted to examine the association between early childhood anemia and mild or moderate metal retardation at 10 y of age. DESIGN The present study linked early childhood nutrition data collected by the Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and school records. Hemoglobin values were used to determine the… CONTINUE READING
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