Perinatal outcome of broken marriage in the inner city.

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OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that the erosion of family structure, epidemic substance abuse, and increased low birth weight (LBW) rates are interrelated. METHODS In this cohort study, we analyzed information coded prospectively in a computerized perinatal data base. Separated, divorced, and widowed mothers were grouped as broken marriages. The setting… (More)

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