Risk factors for preterm birth and small-for-gestational-age births among Canadian women.

@article{Heaman2013RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for preterm birth and small-for-gestational-age births among Canadian women.},
  author={Maureen I Heaman and D G J Kingston and Beverley Chalmers and Reginald S. Sauve and Lily Lee and David Z. Young},
  journal={Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={54-61}
}
BACKGROUND Preterm births (PTB) and small-for-gestational-age (SGA) births are distinct but related pregnancy outcomes, with differing aetiologies and short and long-term morbidities. Few studies have compared a broad array of predictors among these two outcomes. The purpose of this study was to compare risk factors for PTB and SGA births using a national sample of Canadian women. METHODS We analysed data from the Canadian Maternity Experiences Survey (n = 6421). Mothers were ≥ 15 years of… CONTINUE READING
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