The epidemiology of preterm birth.

  • Judith Lumley
  • Published 1993 in Bailliere's clinical obstetrics and gynaecology


Secular trends in the prevalence of preterm birth and international comparisons of the rates of preterm birth are difficult to interpret because of differences, both formal and informal, in the registration of extremely preterm births. Accurate estimation of gestational age is another problem in the measurement of preterm birth. Preterm birth is… (More)


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@article{Lumley1993TheEO, title={The epidemiology of preterm birth.}, author={Judith Lumley}, journal={Bailliere's clinical obstetrics and gynaecology}, year={1993}, volume={7 3}, pages={477-98} }