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  1. Efforts to reduce low birth weight and preterm births : a statewide analysis (Virginia). Discussion.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Annual meeting. Orlando FL USA, 1994/01/15.


    The purpose of this study was to ascertain the influence of evolving obstetric and public health care on the occurrence of low birth weight and preterm birth in a large population.


    Birth statistics of 2,049,970 live births (25.1% nonwhite) and 156,009 low-birth-weight infants (39.8% nonwhite) were analyzed.


    Between 1967 to 1971 and 1977 to 1981 the incidence of infants weighing ¾2500 gm declined from 85.5 to 74.4 per 1000 live births.

    The percentage of 500 to 1500 gm infants delivered at perinatal centers in Virginia increased from 41.8% in 1977 to 1981 to 64.9% in 1987 to 1991.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Poids naissance faible, Tocolytique, Programme sanitaire, Efficacité, Prévention, Homme, Etude statistique, Gestation pathologie, Prématurité, Nouveau né pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Low birth weight, Tocolytic, Sanitary program, Efficiency, Prevention, Human, Statistical study, Pregnancy disorders, Prematurity, Newborn diseases

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    Cote : 94-0648925

    Code Inist : 002B27B11. Création : 09/06/1995.