Birth outcomes for Asian-American adolescents: a high-risk group?

OBJECTIVE To explore the risks of moderately low (MLBW) and very low birthweight (VLBW) among Asian-American women, with particular attention to adolescent mothers. METHODS Data from birth certificates on 28,477 Asian women who gave birth in New York City between 1987 and 1993 were used to calculate percentages of MLBW and VLBW, and logistic regression… (More)