Risk factors for preterm premature rupture of fetal membranes: a multicenter case-control study.

@article{Harger1990RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for preterm premature rupture of fetal membranes: a multicenter case-control study.},
  author={James H Harger and Ann W Hsing and Ruth E Tuomala and Ronald Gibbs and Philip B. Mead and David A. Eschenbach and G. Eric Knox and B. Frank Polk},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1990},
  volume={163 1 Pt 1},
  pages={130-7}
}
To assess the association between women with preterm premature rupture of membranes and 41 potential risk factors, we conducted a case-control study in six United States tertiary perinatal centers. The study involved completion of a comprehensive questionnaire for 341 women with preterm premature rupture of membranes in singleton pregnancies from 20 to 36 weeks' gestation and 253 control women matched for maternal age, gestational age, parity, clinic or private patient status, and previous… CONTINUE READING

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