Paternal exposure to medical-related radiation associated with low birthweight infants

  title={Paternal exposure to medical-related radiation associated with low birthweight infants},
  author={Shi Ping Chen and Yingying Yang and Yimin Qv and Yun Zou and Huijuan Zhu and Feng Ying Gong and Yongwei Zou and Hongbo Yang and Linjie Wang and Bill Q. Lian and Cynthia Liu and Yu Jiang and Chengsheng Yan and Jianqiang Li and Qing Wang and Hui Pan},
Low birthweight (LBW) is closely associated with fetal and perinatal mortality and morbidity. We identified the risk factors of LBW and geographical differences in LBW incidence in 30 Chinese provinces in the present study.This study was a population-based, retrospective cohort study performed in 30 Chinese provinces. We used data from the free National Pre-pregnancy Checkups Project, which is a countrywide population-based retrospective cohort study. To identify regional differences in LBW… CONTINUE READING


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