Country of origin, social support and the risk of small for gestational age birth.

@article{DejinKarlsson2004CountryOO,
  title={Country of origin, social support and the risk of small for gestational age birth.},
  author={Elisabeth Dejin-Karlsson and Per-Olof Ostergren},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  year={2004},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={442-9}
}
AIMS This study investigates the risk of small for gestational age (SGA) in relation to country of origin of the mother. The role of psychosocial resources, socioeconomic and lifestyle factors was examined in different causal models. METHODS Among all pregnant nulliparous women in the city of Malmö, Sweden, who gave birth in 1991--92, 872 (87.7%) women completed a questionnaire during their first antenatal visit. The study was carried out among women whose pregnancies resulted in a singleton… CONTINUE READING

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