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Childbearing patterns among selected racial/ethnic minority groups--United States, 1990.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8492797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Childbearing patterns in the United States reflect marked increases in and variation among different racial/ethnic groups. Groups with high rates of teenage childbearing traditionally have elevated risks for low birthweight (LBW [< 2500 g (5 lb 8 oz)]) and other poor birth outcomes associated with serious infant morbidity, permanent disability, and death. To characterize childbearing variations among American Indians/Alaskan Natives, Asians/Pacific Islanders, and Hispanic ethnic groups, CDC's National Center for Health Statistics analyzed data from U.S. birth certificates for 1990.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0149-2195     ISO Abbreviation:  MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.     Publication Date:  1993 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-06-14     Completed Date:  1993-06-14     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802429     Medline TA:  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  398-403     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Asian Americans / statistics & numerical data
Birth Rate / ethnology*
Hispanic Americans / statistics & numerical data
Indians, North American / statistics & numerical data
Infant, Low Birth Weight
Infant, Newborn
Inuits / statistics & numerical data
Middle Aged
Minority Groups / statistics & numerical data*
Pregnancy / ethnology*,  statistics & numerical data
Pregnancy Outcome / ethnology
United States / epidemiology

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