Journal article

Small-for-gestational-age term birth: the contribution of socio-economic, behavioural and biological factors to recurrence.

AW Read, FJ Stanley

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol | Published : 1993

Abstract

This paper follows a previous study comparing women who had repeatedly given birth to small-for-gestational-age (SGA) term infants ('repeater' mothers) with multiparous women who had had only one such infant ('non-repeater' mothers). The present investigation involves the individual matching of each woman in the above groups with a control mother whose offspring were all term non-SGA infants. The study was based on all Western Australian Caucasian women giving birth to singletons and the study population comprised 594 repeater cases with 594 matched controls and 935 non-repeater cases with 935 matched controls. Conditional logistic regression analyses indicated that demographic and paternal ..

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