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Longitudinal Study: LSAC
Title: Community-based health care costs for children born low birth weight, preterm and/or small for gestational age: Data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children.
Authors: Mensah, F 
Nicholson, J 
Mensah, FK 
Wake, M 
Westrupp, E 
Westrupp, EM 
Lucas, N 
Gold, L 
Issue Date: 19-Apr-2013
Pages: 8
Keywords: Health Care
Abstract: Children born low birthweight, preterm and/or small for gestational age (SGA) sustain substantially increased costs for hospital-based health care and additional educational support in the first few years of life. This is the first study internationally to investigate costs beyond hospital care, to community-based health care and prescription medicines across early and middle childhood with actual cost data, and to examine these costs according to the severity of perinatal risk.
Keywords: Health -- Access to services; Health -- Body size, BMI, Body image; Child Development; Children -- Early childhood
Research collection: Journal Articles
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