Impaired IQ and academic skills in adults who experienced moderate to severe infantile malnutrition: a 40-year study.

@article{Waber2014ImpairedIA,
  title={Impaired IQ and academic skills in adults who experienced moderate to severe infantile malnutrition: a 40-year study.},
  author={Deborah P. Waber and Cyralene P Bryce and Jonathan M Girard and Miriam L Zichlin and Garrett M Fitzmaurice and Janina R. Galler},
  journal={Nutritional neuroscience},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={58-64}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate IQ and academic skills in adults who experienced an episode of moderate-to-severe infantile malnutrition and a healthy control group, all followed since childhood in the Barbados Nutrition Study. METHODS IQ and academic skills were assessed in 77 previously malnourished adults (mean age = 38.4 years; 53% male) and 59 controls (mean age = 38.1 years; 54% male). Group comparisons were carried out by multiple regression and logistic regression, adjusted for childhood… CONTINUE READING
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