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Does being born premature cause mental retardation?

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There is a higher incidence of mental retardation among premature infants, but it is by no means a certainty. Approximately 4% of those born premature are diagnosed with mental retardation, compared to 0.4% of those born at full term. [1]

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  1. http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/womens-health/articles/2008/07/16/premature-birth-linked-to-some-unexpected-later

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