Collected Dataset / POPS Perinatal Dataset

POPS Perinatal Dataset

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Variables -
Incomplete. Only selected variables for harmonization test with EPICE-PT.

Associated study

Acronym POPS
Name Project On Preterm and Small for gestational age infants
Study design Cohort
Number of very preterm (VPT) and/or very low birthweight (VLBW) births included in cohort (live & still births) 1338
  • Netherlands


POPS Cohort

Population based and nation-wide, see description: 94% of all eligible infants who were live-born in the Netherlands in 1983 (Van der Pal-de Bruin KM, van der Pal SM, Verloove-Vanhorick SP, Walther FJ. Profiling the preterm or VLBW born adolescent; implications of the Dutch POPS cohort follow-up studies. Early Hum Dev. 2015;91(2):97-102.).

Data Collection Event

Perinatal Assessment

Perinatal data was collected prospectively by pediatricians using a standardised form. Data were collected on maternal sociodemograhic characteristics, maternal obstetric and medical history, pregnancy complications, delivery and birth, infant characteristics at birth, respiratory support, neonatal morbidity and medical treatment, mortality, time to discharge and infant development at time of discharge home.