[Conditions of maternal work and low birth weight in Mexico City].

  title={[Conditions of maternal work and low birth weight in Mexico City].},
  author={Prudencia Cer{\'o}n-Mireles and Constanza I S{\'a}nchez-Carrillo and Siob{\'a}n Denise Harlow and Rosa Mar{\'i}a N{\'u}{\~n}ez-Urquiza},
  journal={Salud publica de Mexico},
  volume={39 1},
OBJECTIVE To study the association between maternal working conditions and low birth-weight in Mexico City. MATERIAL AND METHODS Interviews of 2623 workers who gave birth in Mexico City hospitals during 1992 were analyzed. Information on the main biologic and social factors associated to low birth-weight was registered. Occupational stress was determined with the instrument designed by Karasek. Logistic regression models to evaluate the relationship between working conditions and low birth… CONTINUE READING