Respiratory symptoms at age 8 years in a cohort of very low birth weight children.

@article{Palta2001RespiratorySA,
  title={Respiratory symptoms at age 8 years in a cohort of very low birth weight children.},
  author={Mari Palta and Mona Sadek-Badawi and Macduff Sheehy and Aggie Albanese and Milena Weinstein and Georgeann McGuinness and Mary Ellen Peters},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={154 6},
  pages={521-9}
}
The childhood respiratory consequences of very low birth weight (birth weight < or =1,500 g) are incompletely understood, especially since the introduction of recent changes in neonatal care. To assess prevalence, trends, and risk factors for respiratory symptoms, the authors followed to age 8 years a cohort of 384 very low birth weight children from six regional neonatal intensive care units in Wisconsin and Iowa who were born between August 1, 1988, and June 30, 1991. A control group of 154… CONTINUE READING
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