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ERIC Number: EJ626456
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Relinquishment of Infants with Down Syndrome in Israel: Trends by Time.
Sadetzki, Siegal; Chetrit, Angela; Akstein, Edna; Keinan, Lital; Luxenburg, Osnat; Modan, Baruch
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v105 n6 p480-85 Nov 2000
To assess factors affecting parental relinquishment of infants with Down syndrome, a study was conducted of infants with Down syndrome who were born in Israel during 1979-1983 and 1987-1991. Overall relinquishment rate was 25 percent. Major influencing factors were mother's age, birth order, infant health status, and study periods. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Israel
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