Predictors of early school age outcomes in very low birth weight children.

@article{Taylor1998PredictorsOE,
  title={Predictors of early school age outcomes in very low birth weight children.},
  author={H. G. Taylor and Nancy K Klein and Christopher Schatschneider and M. W. M. Hack},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={1998},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={235-43}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine predictors of outcome in very low birth weight (< 1500 g) children. The very low birth weight sample consisted of 68 children weighing less than 750 g at birth and 65 children weighing 750 to 1499 g at birth who had been matched to the less than 750 g birth weight children in terms of hospital of birth, age, sex, and race. Mean ages for these two groups were 6.7 and 6.9 years, respectively. Outcomes were measured in terms of tests of cognitive function… CONTINUE READING

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