Collected Dataset / NTNU Perinatal Dataset

NTNU Perinatal Dataset

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Associated study

Acronym NTNU LBW Life
Name NTNU Low Birth Weight in a Lifetime Perspective Study
Study design Cohort
Number of very preterm (VPT) and/or very low birthweight (VLBW) births included in cohort (live & still births) 121
  • Norway


NTNU LBW Life Cohort

Single centre cohort, all VLBW infants <1500g admitted to the NICU at St. Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital.
Control group were all children born to mothers of a 10% random sample in the Trondheim region in the same years as the VLBW group.

Data Collection Event

Perinatal Assessment

Information on perinatal variables was collected retrospectively from hospital records. Data collected around birth included birth weight, gestational age, head circumference, APGAR scores, days in NICU, days on mechanical ventilator, intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) and maternal age.