Cases had a borderline intelligence (70 to 84 score) and normal controls had an IQ of 85 or above scores.
003) were the main adjusted risk factors associated with borderline intelligence in childhood.
The incidence of borderline intelligence range from 14% to 27% in different studies with higher rates in low birth weight children1,3, whereas a prevalence rate of 6% has been reported for Americans.
The present study aimed to determine the risk factors associated with borderline intelligence dur-ing intra-uterine life, delivery and the neonatal peri-ods among first grade school children in Sanadaj City, Kurdistan Province in Western Iran.
A prevalence rate of 3% has recently been reported for borderline intelligence in Kurdistan in 2007.
were significantly associated with borderline intelligence score and made differences between cases and controls as shown in Tables-I and II.
003) were the main adjusted risk factors associ-ated with borderline intelligence in childhood.
On the other hand, familial marriage, mother's age, radiation, asphyxia, low birth weight and prematurity were not significantly associated with borderline intelligence.
But children who are on borderline intelligence
, if they are lead-poisoned, it really could mean the difference between being able to go to a vocational school and land a solid job or not being able to hold down a job because they couldn't receive the proper education.