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Defining smallness for gestational age in the early years of the Danish Medical Birth Registry

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Being born small for gestational age (SGA) is associated with decreased insulin sensitivity and increased blood pressure in childhood, but the association with clinical disease in early adulthood is less certain. The Danish Medical Birth Registry has registered all births in Denmark since 1973, but due to variable data quality, data is most often used only from 1981 onwards, and birth registers in other countries may have similar problems for the early years. We wanted to examine whether the data can be used for identification of children born SGA and used in future research.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftP L o S One
Vol/bind6
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)e16668
ISSN1932-6203
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2011

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