Differences in preterm delivery rates and outcomes in Jews and Bedouins in Southern Israel.

@article{Melamed2000DifferencesIP,
  title={Differences in preterm delivery rates and outcomes in Jews and Bedouins in Southern Israel.},
  author={Yehuda Melamed and Asher Bashiri and Ilana Shoham-Vardi and B. Furman and Rinat Hackmon-Ram and Moshe Mazor},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2000},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={41-6}
}
OBJECTIVE (1) To compare the preterm delivery rates in the Bedouin versus the Jewish population. (2) To compare risk factors for preterm delivery in the two populations. (3) To compare outcomes of preterm delivery between the two groups. STUDY DESIGN 41669 Jewish singletons births of whom 2816 delivered preterm (23-36 weeks) and 26495 Bedouin singletons in whom 2064 preterm deliveries occurred, were compared. All births took place in Soroka University Medical Center. Data were obtained from… CONTINUE READING