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Neurodevelopmental milestones and associated behaviours are similar among healthy children across diverse geographical locations

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It is unclear whether early child development is, like skeletal growth, similar across diverse regions with adequate health and nutrition. We prospectively assessed 1307 healthy, well-nourished 2-year-old children of educated mothers, enrolled in early pregnancy from urban areas without major socioeconomic or environmental constraints, in Brazil, India, Italy, Kenya and UK. We used a specially developed psychometric tool, WHO motor milestones and visual tests. Similarities across sites were m...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41467-018-07983-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Women’s & Reproductive Health
Sub department:
Women's & Reproductive Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Women’s & Reproductive Health
Sub department:
Women's & Reproductive Health
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Women’s & Reproductive Health
Sub department:
Women's & Reproductive Health
Role:
Author
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Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Communications Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Article number:
511
Publication date:
2019-01-30
Acceptance date:
2018-12-11
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ISSN:
2041-1723
Pmid:
30700709
Source identifiers:
967834
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:967834
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uuid:4ef678af-7b49-4d1c-b307-f20d55738b7b
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pubs:967834
Deposit date:
2019-02-06

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