An Investigation of Paternity Status and Other Factors Associated with Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Birth Outcomes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

@article{Ngui2008AnIO,
  title={An Investigation of Paternity Status and Other Factors Associated with Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Birth Outcomes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin},
  author={Emmanuel M. Ngui and Alicia L Cortright and Kathleen Blair},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={13},
  pages={467-478}
}
Objective To examine factors associated with preterm birth and low birthweight and the role of paternity status in birth outcomes among racial/ethnic groups in Milwaukee. Methods Retrospective analysis of data on 151,869 singleton live births (1993–2006) from the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Multivariate logistic regression models were used to examine demographic and medical factors associated with racial/ethnic disparities in preterm birth and low birthweight. Results African-Americans… CONTINUE READING

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