Risk factors for low birthweight in the public-hospitals at Peshawar, NWFP-Pakistan

@article{Badshah2008RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for low birthweight in the public-hospitals at Peshawar, NWFP-Pakistan},
  author={Sareer Badshah and Linda Mason and Kenneth McKelvie and Roger W. Payne and Paulo J G Lisboa},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={197 - 197}
}
BACKGROUND Low birthweight is a widely used indicator of newborn health. This study investigates the association of birthweight <2.5 kg (LBW) with a wide range of factors related to geo-demographics, maternal health and pregnancy history in public hospitals at Peshawar, North West Frontier Province (NWFP) Pakistan. It is noted that that Low birthweight may arise for two different reasons, one related to gestational age and the other corresponding to births that are small for gestational age… CONTINUE READING

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