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Preterm birth among African American and white women with a lifelong residence in high-income Chicago neighborhoods: an exploratory study.

Collins, James W and David, Richard J and Simon, Dyan M and Prachand, Nikhil G (2007) Preterm birth among African American and white women with a lifelong residence in high-income Chicago neighborhoods: an exploratory study. Ethnicity & disease, 17 (1). pp. 113-117. ISSN 1049-510X

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Abstract

A stark racial disparity in the unadjusted rates of preterm birth and very low birth weight exists among women with a lifelong residence in high-income urban neighborhoods; however, the disparity narrows when traditional, individual-level risk factors are mathematically controlled.


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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: High Socioeconomic Status, Prematurity, Race, Very Low Birth Weight
Subjects: Health > Disparities
Health > Prenatal & Pediatric Health
Research > studies
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Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2011 15:06
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2011 15:06
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/3261

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