The epidemiology of cerebral palsy: Incidence, impairments and risk factors

@article{Odding2006TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of cerebral palsy: Incidence, impairments and risk factors},
  author={E. Odding and M. Roebroeck and H. Stam},
  journal={Disability and Rehabilitation},
  year={2006},
  volume={28},
  pages={183 - 191}
}
Purpose. Describing the epidemiology of cerebral palsy (CP), its impairments and risk factors. Method. Literature review 1965 – 2004. Search terms: Cerebral palsy, incidence, prevalence, impairments, risk factors. Results. In the last 40 years the prevalence of CP has risen to well above 2.0 per 1000 life births. In this time span the proportion of low-birthweight infants rose, the proportion of diplegia decreased, while the proportion of hemiplegia increased. CP is more prevalent in more… Expand
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