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Collaborative Perinatal Project Files, compiled 1959 - 1974

ARC Identifier 606622

Series from Record Group 443: Records of the National Institutes of Health, 1912 - 2006

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Creator(s):Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Public Health Service. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke. Perinatal Research Branch. (10/24/1968 - 03/14/1975)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Data Files
Textual Records

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Inclusive Dates:1959 - 1974
Date Note:The pregnant women were studied from 1959 to 1966. The children were studied from 1959 to 1974.
Part Of:Record Group 443: Records of the National Institutes of Health, 1912 - 2006
Includes: 32 file units described in ARCSearch within this Series
Function and Use:The agency conducted this project to enable biomedical and behavioral researchers to discover leads to the developmental disorders of childhood by relating events of pregnancy, labor and delivery, infancy, and early childhood to subsequent development of the child. The study sought to link any later appearance of physical or neurological disorder to patterns during the perinatal period in order to develop strategies for prevention and intervention. The data collected was used for a wide range of analyses about maternal health services, childbirth, child development, and child health.

Access Restriction(s):Restricted - Partly
FOIA (b)(6) Personal Information
Two of the 32 data files are restricted because they contain personal identifiers (names). Public use versions of these two files are available.
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Finding Aid Type:Doc. Package
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Disposition Authority Number(s):NC1-90-82-2
Accession Number(s):NN3-443-85-001



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