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Table 3 Impact of low birth weight on longitudinal outcomes by body system

From: Low birth weight as a predictor of adverse health outcomes during adulthood in twins: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Body system Outcome Number of studies Number of participants OR (95%CI) Heterogeneity (%)
Nervous Cerebral palsy 2 1318 4.88 (2.34-10.19) 79%
Respiratory Asthma 3 37,008 1.33 (1.24-1.44) 77%