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Area-Level Risk Factors for Adverse Birth Outcomes: Trends in Urban and Rural Settings

Description
Examines whether adverse birth outcomes trends were associated with ZIP code-level percent poverty or percent African-American population, based on a study of Alabama birth records from 1990-2010. Includes data on preterm birth and low birth weight by level of rurality and population density. Includes data on adverse birth outcomes by race/ethnicity, age, education level, and payment method.
Author(s)
Shia T. Kent, Leslie A. McClure, Ben F. Zaitchik, Julia M. Gohlke
Citation
BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 13, 129
Date
2013
Type
Document
Tagged as
Black or African American · Children and youth · Maternal health and prenatal care · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · The South · Alabama