Extremely preterm birth affects boys more and socio-economic and neonatal variables pose sex-specific risks.

@article{Mnsson2015ExtremelyPB,
  title={Extremely preterm birth affects boys more and socio-economic and neonatal variables pose sex-specific risks.},
  author={Johanna M{\aa}nsson and Vineta Fellman and Karin Stjernqvist},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2015},
  volume={104 5},
  pages={514-21}
}
AIM The early identification of at-risk extremely preterm (EPT) children could improve long-term outcomes. This study sought to investigate sex differences in developmental outcomes and to identify sex-specific predictors at two and a half years of age. METHODS We assessed 217 boys and 181 girls born before 27-week gestation using the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, third edition (Bayley-III), as a part of the Extremely Preterm Infants in Sweden Study. Sex-specific… CONTINUE READING
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