Low birth weight and household structure.

  title={Low birth weight and household structure.},
  author={H S Doucet and Mona Baumgarten and Claire Infante-Rivard},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  volume={10 5},
Data collected during postnatal visits were used to study the risk of low birth weight (LBW) among unmarried women living alone and among unmarried women living with a partner or another adult, using married women living with their husbands as the reference group. Information on 1,627 singleton live births was included in a binomial regression, controlling for seven potential confounding variables: mother's age, education, gestational weight gain, parity, smoking status, and presence of medical… CONTINUE READING