Size at birth in a rapidly developing economy: intrauterine growth pattern of UAE infants.

@article{Dawodu2008SizeAB,
  title={Size at birth in a rapidly developing economy: intrauterine growth pattern of UAE infants.},
  author={Adekunle Dawodu and Abdulbari Bener and G A Koutouby and Elizabeth Varady and Y M Abdulrazzaq},
  journal={Annals of human biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={615-23}
}
BACKGROUND Despite rapid economic growth and the recognition of intrauterine growth pattern as an important indicator of neonatal morbidity and mortality, the size at birth relative to gestation for UAE (United Arab Emirates) live births has not been investigated. AIM The present study evaluated the intrauterine growth pattern of UAE infants and compared the data with the currently used reference standard. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A total of 2497 singleton hospital live births to UAE mothers… CONTINUE READING

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