• Published 2011

Than Term Infants Late Preterm Infants Have Worse 24-Month Neurodevelopmental Outcomes

@inproceedings{Woythaler2011ThanTI,
  title={Than Term Infants Late Preterm Infants Have Worse 24-Month Neurodevelopmental Outcomes},
  author={Melissa A Woythaler and M C McCormick and Vincent C. Smith},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND: Late preterm infants (34–37 weeks’ gestation) are often perceived at similar risks for morbidity and mortality as term infants. OBJECTIVE: To compare the neurodevelopmental outcomes of late preterm to term infants. METHODS: Our study sample of 6300 term and 1200 late preterm infants came from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort. We used general estimating equations to get weighted odds of having developmental delay, mental index scores (MDI) or psychomotor index… CONTINUE READING

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