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Maternal risk factors in relationship to birth outcome

Description

This report describes how maternal behaviours such as the use of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs among Alberta’s women impacts the risk of pre-term birth and low birth weight. As well, the report highlights regional variations in maternal and infant characteristics, the understanding of which may be useful in the design and implementation of targeted intervention programs.

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birth weight gestation period infant health infants perinatal care pregnancy prenatal care risk assessment

Title and publication information

Type
Report
Alternative Title

Health trends in Alberta, maternal risk factors

Extent

50 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Health and Wellness (1999-2013)

Contributor

Tough, Suzanne

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Resource Dates

Date Created

1999-07-01

Date Added

2016-10-21T21:56:17.525187

Date Modified

1999-07-01

Date Issued

1999-07-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (print)

0778502074

NEOS catalogue key

2322805

Usage / Licence

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