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Socioeconomic disadvantage, fetal environment and child development: linked Scottish administrative records based study

Published on: 5th December 2017

Published in 2017

Pub Med ID: 29166913

Christopher James, Chris Dibben and Lee Williamson


Cognitive development in childhood is negatively affected by socioeconomic disadvantage. This study examined whether differences in fetal environment might mediate the association between family socioeconomic position and child development.

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