J Pediatr 2021 Apr 23. Epub 2021 Apr 23.
Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA; Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA.
Objectives: To investigate the association between gestational age (GA), birthweight, and birthweight adjusted for GA, with domains of neurocognitive development and behavioral problems in adolescents in Tanzania.
Study Design: Data from a long-term follow-up of adolescents aged 11 to 15 years born to women previously enrolled in a randomized controlled trial of prenatal multiple micronutrient supplementation in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, were used. A battery of neurodevelopmental tests were administered to measure adolescent general intelligence, executive function, and behavioral problems. Read More