Inequality in infant morbidity : causes and consequences in England in the 1990 s

  title={Inequality in infant morbidity : causes and consequences in England in the 1990 s},
  author={Deborah A. Baker and Hazel Taylor and John Henderson},
Study objective—To examine the eVect of deprivation, crowding, maternal smoking, and breast feeding on morbidity from wheeze and diarrhoea in the first six months after birth. Design—A geographically located population survey using maternal responses on self completion questionnaires. Setting—The three health districts of Bristol. Subjects—8501 infants from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Pregnancy and Childhood (ALSPAC) in which all women expecting a baby between April 1991 and December 1992 in… CONTINUE READING
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