ERIC Number: EJ621358
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Expressive Language Development of Children Exposed to Cocaine Prenatally: Literature Review and Report of a Prospective Cohort Study.
Delaney-Black, Virginia; Covington, Chandice; Templin, Thomas; Kershaw, Trace; Nordstrom-Klee, Beth; Ager, Joel; Clark, Nikilia; Surendran, Arvind; Martier, Susan; Sokol, Robert J.
Journal of Communication Disorders, v33 n6 p463-81 Nov-Dec 2000
A study of 458 6-year olds (204 prenatally exposed to cocaine), found low language children (n=57) were more likely to be cocaine exposed (63.1 percent), with cocaine-exposed children 2.4 times more likely to be in the low language groups compared with control children after adjustment for covariates. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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