Preterm birth and birthweight-for-gestational age among immigrant women in Denmark 1978-2007: a nationwide registry study.

@article{Pedersen2012PretermBA,
  title={Preterm birth and birthweight-for-gestational age among immigrant women in Denmark 1978-2007: a nationwide registry study.},
  author={Grete Sk\ott Pedersen and Laust Hvas Mortensen and Mette Gerster and Janet E Rich-Edwards and A M Nybo Andersen},
  journal={Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={534-42}
}
BACKGROUND We sought to examine whether age at immigration and length of residence were associated with preterm and small-for-gestational age (SGA) delivery among immigrant women in Denmark. METHODS We included all live singleton deliveries from Danish-born women (1626880) and women from the five largest immigrant groups (68936) from 1978 to 2007. Data from the Danish Medical Birth Registry were linked to: parental country of origin, length of residence and age at immigration. Linear and… CONTINUE READING
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