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  1. Birth-weight-specific infant mortality risks and leading causes of death : Illinois, 1980-1989.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective.-To describe birth-weight-specific differences in mortality risks between white and black Illinois infants by age at death and leading cause of death.

    Design.-Population-based birth cohort study

    Setting.-State of Illinois.

    Patients.-All Illinois infants who were born from 1980 through 1989 and reported to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

    The death certificates of these infants were matched to corresponding birth certificates using a computerized linkage algorithm.

    Interventions.-None

    Results.-The high black infant mortality rate is attributable to higher mortality risks in the neonatal period for black, normal birth-weight infants and in the postneonatal period for all black infants, regardless of birth weight.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Mortalité, Nouveau né, Poids naissance faible, Prématurité, Race, Négroïde, Illinois, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Gestation pathologie, Nouveau né pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Mortality, Newborn, Low birth weight, Prematurity, Race, Negroid, Illinois, Human, United States, North America, America, Pregnancy disorders, Newborn diseases

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0021333

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.