Maternal age and parity as predictors of human twinning.

  title={Maternal age and parity as predictors of human twinning.},
  author={B B\onnelykke},
  journal={Acta geneticae medicae et gemellologiae},
  volume={39 3},
  • B Bønnelykke
  • Published 1990 in Acta geneticae medicae et gemellologiae
A case-control study was conducted to evaluate the association between maternal age and parity and dizygotic (DZ) and monozygotic (MZ) twinning, respectively. Mothers of all twins born alive in Denmark in 1984 or 1985 were included into the study as cases, and a random sample of mothers of singletons were controls. Data on maternal age at delivery and number of previous births were collected from the Danish Medical Birth Register. By means of logistic regression analysis, a significant and… CONTINUE READING

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