Hand Preference and Cognitive, Motor, and Behavioral Functioning in 10-Year-Old Extremely Preterm Children

Alice C. Burnett, Peter J. Anderson, Robert M. Joseph, Elizabeth N. Allred, T. Michael O'Shea, Karl C.K. Kuban, Alan Leviton, ELGAN Study Investigators

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The association of hand preference (left, mixed, and right) with cognitive, academic, motor, and behavioral function was evaluated in 864 extremely preterm children at 10 years of age. Left-handed and right-handed children performed similarly but mixed-handed children had greater odds of functional deficits across domains than right-handed children.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)279-282
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2018


  • prematurity

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