Prenatal and postnatal risk factors for mental retardation among children in Bangladesh.

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This study evaluated the contribution of prenatal, perinatal, neonatal, and postnatal factors to the prevalence of cognitive disabilities among children aged 2-9 years in Bangladesh. A two-phase survey was implemented in 1987-1988 in which 10,299 children were screened for disability. In multivariate analyses, significant independent predictors of serious… (More)

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@article{Durkin2000PrenatalAP, title={Prenatal and postnatal risk factors for mental retardation among children in Bangladesh.}, author={Maureen S. Durkin and N. Z. Khan and Laurence Davidson and Sayeeda Huq and S. Munir and Eahsan Rasul and Sadnima Zaman}, journal={American journal of epidemiology}, year={2000}, volume={152 11}, pages={1024-33} }