Revisiting the ‘Low BirthWeight paradox’ using a model-based definition

Introduction: Immigrant mothers in Spain have a lower risk of delivering Low BirthWeight (LBW) babies in comparison to Spaniards (LBW paradox). This study aimed at revisiting this finding by applying a model-based threshold as an alternative to the conventional definition of LBW. Methods: Vital info...

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Main Authors: Sol Juárez, George B. Ploubidis, Lynda Clarke
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2014-03-01
Series:Gaceta Sanitaria
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