Understanding the Association of Biomedical, Psychosocial and Behavioral Risks with Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Among African-Americans in Washington, DC

@article{Kiely2011UnderstandingTA,
  title={Understanding the Association of Biomedical, Psychosocial and Behavioral Risks with Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Among African-Americans in Washington, DC},
  author={Michele Kiely and Ayman A. E. El-Mohandes and Marie G. Gantz and Dhuly Chowdhury and Jutta S. Thornberry and M N El-khorazaty},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={15},
  pages={85-95}
}
This study investigates the relationship between adverse pregnancy outcomes in high-risk African American women in Washington, DC and sociodemographic risk factors, behavioral risk factors, and the most common and interrelated medical conditions occurring during pregnancy: diabetes, hypertension, preeclampsia, and Body Mass Index (BMI). Data are from a randomized controlled trial conducted in 6 prenatal clinics. Women in their 1st or 2nd trimester were screened for behavioral risks (smoking… CONTINUE READING
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