Open Access paper from the JCPP
Background – Neonatal risk factors, such as preterm birth and low birth weight, have been robustly linked to neurodevelopmental deficits, yet it is still unclear why some infants born preterm and/or low birth weight experience neurodevelopmental difficulties while others do not. The current study investigated this heterogeneity in neurodevelopmental abilities by examining additional neonatal morbidities as risk factors, utilizing latent class analysis to classify neonates into groups based on similar neonatal risk factors, and including neonates from the full spectrum of gestational age.
Authors; Allison M. Momany, Elizabeth Jasper, Kristian E. Markon, Molly A. Nikolas, Kelli K. Ryckman
First published: 15 July 2022