LBWB

(redirected from Low Birth Weight Birth)
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LBWBLow Birth Weight Babies
LBWBLow Birth Weight Birth
LBWBLandelijke Bond Waterrecreatie Beoefening Motoryachting (Dutch: Rural Federal Water Recreation Motor Yachting Association; Oudenaarde, Belgium)
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We analyze two outcomes: the percentage of women who initiate prenatal care after the first trimester (this measure includes women who receive no care) and the percentage of low birth weight births. We examine birth weight instead of gestational age because relatively few births have missing information on birth weight and because the reporting of birth weight over the study period is consistent.
In Shanghai where the annual average PM2.5 concentration was 56.19 [micro]g/[m.sup.3], the study estimated that 33% of preterm births and 23% of low birth weight births were directly caused by pollution.
Shiono and Behrman (1995) report that smoking during pregnancy accounts for 20% of low birth weight births, making it the single most important modifiable risk factor for low birth weight in developed countries (Kramer 1987).
Why, therefore, has the underlying morbidity of newborns, as proxied by the rate of low birth weight births, remained so immovable?
To support her hypothesis, she investigated the Black/White discrepancy in low birth weight births in one state.
Geronimus's descriptive data indicated the Black/White discrepancy in low birth weight births first seen in adolescence widens with increasing maternal age.
Achieving any or all three goals would contribute substantially to lowering the incidence of low birth weight births among adolescents.
By serving as a liaison to a spectrum of community health promotion services, school health personnel can make a significant contribution to diminishing the incidence of low birth weight births among young adolescents.
This seasonal pattern in the number of births translates into a seasonal pattern in the rate of low birth weight births. There is no significant seasonal pattern in the use of illicit drugs and tobacco.
Multiplying the 1991-92 projections of the number of births by the projected rate of low birth weight rates yields the projected number of low birth weight births for the period 1991-92.
The average monthly number of low birth weight births during the period of October 1992-December 1992 is 447 given that the drug use reaches its pre-epidemic level in these months.