Ethnic differences in preterm and very preterm delivery.

@article{Shiono1986EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic differences in preterm and very preterm delivery.},
  author={Pat H Shiono and Mark A Klebanoff},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1986},
  volume={76 11},
  pages={1317-21}
}
Ethnic differences in preterm (less than 37 weeks) and very preterm (less than 33 weeks) delivery were evaluated in a prospective cohort of 28,330 women. Blacks had the highest rate of preterm and very preterm delivery, followed by Mexican-Americans, Asians, and Whites. Adjustment for maternal age, education, marital status, employment, parity, number of previous spontaneous or induced abortions, smoking and drinking during pregnancy, infant sex, and gestational age at initiation of prenatal… CONTINUE READING

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