Relative Age Effects in Dutch Adolescents: Concurrent and Prospective Analyses

Bertus F. Jeronimus*, Nikolaos Stavrakakis, Rene Veenstra, Albertine J. Oldehinkel

*Bijbehorende auteur voor dit werk

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The literature on relative age position effects is rather inconsistent. In this study we examined intra-classroom age position (or relative age) effects on Dutch adolescents' school progress and performance (as rated by teachers), physical development, temperamental development (fear and frustration), and depressive symptoms, all adjusted for age at the time of measurement. Data were derived from three waves of Tracking Adolescents' Individuals Lives Survey (TRAILS) of 2230 Dutch adolescents (baseline mean age 11.1, SD = 0.6, 51% girls). Albeit relative age predicted school progress (grade retention ORs = 0.83 for each month, skipped grade OR = 1.47, both p

Originele taal-2English
Artikelnummere0128856
Aantal pagina's17
TijdschriftPLoS ONE
Volume10
Nummer van het tijdschrift6
DOI's
StatusPublished - 15-jun-2015

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