Infant mortality among singletons and twins in the United States during 2 decades: effects of maternal age.

@article{Misra2002InfantMA,
  title={Infant mortality among singletons and twins in the United States during 2 decades: effects of maternal age.},
  author={Dawn P Misra and Cande V Ananth},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={110 6},
  pages={1163-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Whereas it is well-established that maternal age has a U-shaped relationship with infant mortality among singletons, effects on the risk of mortality among multiple births remains unexplored. If there is a relationship, then assessment of maternal age may identify pregnancies and births that should be targeted by both clinical and public health interventions. The objective of this study was to characterize the relationship between maternal age and infant mortality in singleton and… CONTINUE READING

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