Metropolitan residential segregation and very preterm birth among African American and Mexican-origin women.

Abstract

Residential segregation is associated with poor health-including poor birth outcomes-among African Americans in US cities and metropolitan areas. However, the few existing studies of this relationship among Mexican-origin women have produced mixed results. In this study, the relationship between segregation and very preterm birth was examined with National… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.08.039

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