Risk factors for low birth weight in New York state counties.

Abstract

The rate of low birth weight (LBW) is a national concern. In New York counties in 2009, the LBW rate was 8.2%. Reducing LBW has significant humanitarian and economic implications. At an average cost of $51,600 per infant, care for infants weighing less than 2,500 grams at birth is substantial. The purpose of this study was to identify demographic… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1527154412442391

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@article{Darling2012RiskFF, title={Risk factors for low birth weight in New York state counties.}, author={Rosa D Darling and A Serdar Atav}, journal={Policy, politics & nursing practice}, year={2012}, volume={13 1}, pages={17-26} }