Pregnancy characteristics and outcomes of Cambodian refugees.

  title={Pregnancy characteristics and outcomes of Cambodian refugees.},
  author={Peter H. Gann and Long D Nghiem and Sam Warner},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={79 9},
This study describes the perinatal characteristics of Cambodian refugees in Massachusetts. Data were abstracted from the records of 452 consecutive pregnancies among Cambodian women and 110 low-income Whites receiving obstetrical services at the same clinic and hospital in Lowell, Massachusetts. Pregnancies of Cambodian women were marked by a higher proportion of older mothers, grand multiparas, previous adverse birth outcomes, and short interpregnancy intervals. We identified maternal anemia… CONTINUE READING