Life events and low birthweight--analysis by infants preterm and small for gestational age.

@article{Mutale1991LifeEA,
  title={Life events and low birthweight--analysis by infants preterm and small for gestational age.},
  author={T Mutale and Francis H. Creed and Michael Maresh and Lesley Hunt},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1991},
  volume={98 2},
  pages={166-72}
}
Social stress was assessed in 92 women with low-birthweight babies and 92 controls using the detailed LEDS measure of life events and severe chronic difficulties. The low-birthweight group was divided into preterm delivery (n = 40), small for gestational age (SGA) (n = 40) and mixed groups. Multivariate analysis was performed using a binomial-logit model to examine whether social factors were independently and significantly associated with low birthweight once the effect of demographic factors… CONTINUE READING

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