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Infant growth and income 50 years later

Barker, D.J.P., Eriksson, J.G., Forsen, T. and Osmond, C. (2005) Infant growth and income 50 years later Archives of Disease in Childhood, 90, (3), pp. 272-273. (doi:10.1136/adc.2003.033464).

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Among 4630 boys, irrespective of the social class into which they were born, those who grew slowly during infancy had poor educational achievements and had lower incomes than those who grew more rapidly. One interpretation of this is that biological processes linked to slow infant growth may lead to lifelong impairment of cognitive function.

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Published date: 2005
Additional Information: Short Report
Keywords: cognitive function, income, infant growth


Local EPrints ID: 25241
ISSN: 0003-9888
PURE UUID: f39507b3-c6dc-4d36-9628-e87b21b73620
ORCID for C. Osmond: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 11 Apr 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:11

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Author: D.J.P. Barker
Author: J.G. Eriksson
Author: T. Forsen
Author: C. Osmond ORCID iD

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