Level of prenatal cocaine exposure and scores on the Bayley Scales of Infant Development: modifying effects of caregiver, early intervention, and birth weight.

@article{Frank2002LevelOP,
  title={Level of prenatal cocaine exposure and scores on the Bayley Scales of Infant Development: modifying effects of caregiver, early intervention, and birth weight.},
  author={Deborah A. Frank and Ruth Rose Jacobs and Marjorie Beeghly and Marilyn Augustyn and David Bellinger and Howard D Cabral and Timothy Heeren},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={110 6},
  pages={1143-52}
}
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were 1) to assess whether there is an independent association between the level of prenatal cocaine exposure and infants' developmental test scores after control of potential confounding variables; and 2) if such an association exists, to determine which biological and social variables, individually and in interaction with each other, may modify it. METHODS In a prospective, longitudinal study of 203 urban term infants, 3 cocaine exposure groups were… CONTINUE READING
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