This evaluation aimed to assess whether the infants had an optimal or a non-optimal neurodevelopment. To our knowledge, the effect of parental separation on the school performance of children who were delivered preterm has not been investigated to date.
Prior to the s, divorce in Canada was rare. This questionnaire has been used previously by the French ministry of education to investigate the performance of children in the French public school system.
Of these children, 2, were considered further after being matched. The follow-up consisted of standardized visits by trained physicians at 3, 6, 9, 18, and 24 months as well as at 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 years after the birth of the child.
Most studies found that for younger children i. The socioeconomic level took into account the parent with the more highly rated job according to a scale based on the official classification developed by the French Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies INSEE.
The second section examines a range of key situational and demographic factors associated with the negative impacts of marital disruption on children.