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Predictive Value of a Combined Health Score at Four Years with Respect to Behavioral and Learning Problems at Age Ten

  • Jean-Claude Vuille
  • Claes Sundelin
  • Tore Mellbin
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Part of the Topics in Developmental Psychobiology book series (TDP)

Abstract

A program of comprehensive health screening of 4-year-olds was introduced in Sweden in 1968, and rapidly expanded until 95% of all 4-year-olds in the country are screened today (Socialstyrelsen, 1968, 1979). The steps in the screening program are presented in Table 1 (Sundelin & Vuille, 1975b).

Keywords

Social Problem Unmarried Mother Boys Girl Swedish County Subgroup Membership 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Claude Vuille
    • 1
  • Claes Sundelin
    • 2
  • Tore Mellbin
    • 3
  1. 1.School Health ServiceBernSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsUniversity HospitalUppsalaSweden
  3. 3.School Health ServiceUppsalaSweden

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