Dyan M. Simon

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OBJECTIVE This study sought to determine whether neighborhood poverty modifies the relationship between maternal age and infant birth weight among urban African Americans. DESIGN Stratified analyses were performed on the vital records of African Americans born in Chicago by means of 1992-1995 computerized birth file with appended 1990 US Census income and(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the association between race and preterm birth among women with a lifelong residence in high-income neighborhoods. METHODS Stratified and multivariable logistic regression analyses were performed on the Illinois transgenerational birthfile (infants born 1989-1991 and mothers born 1956-1975) with appended US Census income data. African(More)
Objectives: This study sought to determine the relationship between maternal birth weight, infant intrauterine growth retardation, and prematurity. Methods: Stratified and logistic regression analyses were performed on a dataset of computerized Illinois vital records of African American (N = 61,849) and White (N = 203,698) infants born between 1989 and 1991(More)
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