Trends in fetal growth among singleton gestations in the United States and Canada, 1985 through 1998.

@article{Ananth2002TrendsIF,
  title={Trends in fetal growth among singleton gestations in the United States and Canada, 1985 through 1998.},
  author={Cande V Ananth and Shi Wu Wen},
  journal={Seminars in perinatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={260-7}
}
We examined trends in fetal growth among singleton live births in the United States and Canada. The data files (n = 48,637,680; 16.6% blacks) for US births, and the Canadian Birth Database of Statistics Canada (n = 3,167,702) for Canadian births were used. Trends were assessed between 1985-86 and 1997-98 with reference to mean birthweight, birthweight-for-gestational-age z-score, and proportions delivered low birthweight (< 2,500 g), small for gestational age (SGA: birthweight < 10th centile… CONTINUE READING

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