Maternal risk factors associated with low birth weight.

  title={Maternal risk factors associated with low birth weight.},
  author={Nusrat Hassan Khan and Mahmood Jamal},
  journal={Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP},
  volume={13 1},
OBJECTIVE To determine the association of socio-demographic, maternal, medical and obstetric risk factors with low birth weight. DESIGN A case-control study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY This study was carried out in the department of Neonatology, Children Hospital and Mother & Child Health Care Centre, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad during August-September 2001. SUBJECTS AND METHODS One hundred and ninety consecutive low birth weight ( <2.5 kg) live born babies were… CONTINUE READING
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