Low birth weight in a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.

@article{Mendes2015LowBW,
  title={Low birth weight in a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.},
  author={Carolina Queiroz de Souza Mendes and Bruna Cristina de Almeida Cacella and Myriam Aparecida Mandetta and Maria Magda Ferreira Gomes Balieiro},
  journal={Revista brasileira de enfermagem},
  year={2015},
  volume={68 6},
  pages={1169-75}
}
OBJECTIVE to identify the prevalence of low birth weight in the city of São Paulo. METHOD epidemiological cross-sectional study with data collected by means of the Brazilian Live Birth Information System related to births occurred in the city of São Paulo between 2007 and 2013. Maternal, gestational, childbirth, and neonatal variables were analyzed descriptively and by association. RESULTS 9.65% (1,342,655) of live births were underweight (mean of 3234.55 grams in the term group and 2312.17… CONTINUE READING