Neurological illnesses and abnormalities up to the age of 5 years

Description
Neurological illnesses and abnormalities up to the age of 5 years.

Coverage
Data obtained: N = 295

Data collection
Detailed information was obtained (1966-1971) from hospital records of hospitals in Oulu and Lapland districts on children who had visited ten hospitals because of neurological disease.
Diagnoses in the following table were defined as a neurolocical disease accordinsg to the finnisch disease classification ICD-8 (1969).

052,01

Varicella

054,04

meningocephalitis herpetica

040,00-046,99

poliomyelitis and other enteroviral deseases

310-315

Rtardatio mentalis

320-358,09

Morbi syst. nervosi

377,91

stasis papillae

800-806

fractura cranii et vertebrae

850-854

injuria intracranialis

950-959

other laesio nervorum or medullae spinalis

Questionnaire form (in finnish)
The variable list

Notes
This data has been used only with neurological researhes at the age of 14.

Main articles
von Wendt L., Rantakallio P., Saukkonen A.-L., Tuisku M., Mäkinen H.: Cerebral palsy and additional handicaps in a 1-year birth cohort from Northern Finland - a prospective follow-up study to the age of 14 years. Ann. Clin. Res. 1985, 17: 156-161.

von Wendt L., Rantakallio P., Saukkonen A.-L., Mäkinen H.: Epilepsy and associated handicaps in a 1 year birth cohort in Northern Finland. Eur. J. Pediatr. 1985, 144: 149-151.

Last updated: 13.7.2020