Birth Weight

Known as: babies birth weight, birthweight, infant birthweight 
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual at BIRTH. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
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2017
Review
2017
OBJECTIVE To examine the association of birth weight for gestational age with anthropometric measures and cardiometabolic markers… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
BACKGROUND Following childbirth, women need to stay sufficiently long in health facilities to receive adequate care. Little is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Lower birth weight babies have worse outcomes, both short-run in terms of oneyear mortality rates and longer run in terms of… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The proportion of child deaths that occurs in the neonatal period (38% in 2000) is increasing, and the Millennium Development… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Existing fetal growth references all suffer from 1 or more major methodologic problems, including errors in reported… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE To examine the association between birth weight and non-fatal adult cardiovascular disease while controlling for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Low birth weight has been associated with several chronic diseases in adults, including hypertension, diabetes… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Low birth weight has been associated with an increased risk of hypertension, and high birth weight has been associated… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
OBJECTIVE To examine whether birth weight, infant weight, and childhood respiratory infection are associated with adult lung… (More)
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Highly Cited
1963
Highly Cited
1963
(Submitted May 8; accepted June 21, 1963.) The Premature Infant Center is supported in part by grants-in-aid from the Children’s… (More)
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