Social class indicators and mortality in low birth weight infants.

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This study examines the utility of birth weight-specific neonatal mortality rates in removing the confounding effects, in comparisons of mortality in low birth weight infants, of several factors that influence crude neonatal mortality. For this purpose, the effects of social, demographic, and biological attributes of mothers on the mortality of their low… (More)

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@article{Paneth1982SocialCI, title={Social class indicators and mortality in low birth weight infants.}, author={Nigel S Paneth and Sylvan Wallenstein and John L. Kiely and Mervyn W. Susser}, journal={American journal of epidemiology}, year={1982}, volume={116 2}, pages={364-75} }