Relations between neighbourhood socioeconomic status and birth outcomes are mediated by maternal weight.

@article{Clayborne2017RelationsBN,
  title={Relations between neighbourhood socioeconomic status and birth outcomes are mediated by maternal weight.},
  author={Zahra M Clayborne and Gerald F. Giesbrecht and Rhonda C Bell and Lianne M. Tomfohr-Madsen},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={175},
  pages={143-151}
}
Lower neighbourhood-level socioeconomic status (SES) has been repeatedly associated with an increased risk of adverse birth outcomes, even after controlling for individual-level SES. Few studies have empirically assessed potential mechanisms underlying the associations. The objectives of this study were to (1) examine relations between neighbourhood SES and… CONTINUE READING