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State of South Dakota's child 2009, part 2: multiple births.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20853591     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Currently in South Dakota, multiples comprise between three and four percent of all births and are increasingly contributing to annual cohorts of newborns. In recent years, multiples contribute to between 20 and 30 percent of all low-birth-weight newborns. In 2008, almost 35 percent of all very low-birth-weight infants were multiples. Over the past ten years, multiples contributed 10 percent of all infant deaths. Nationally, 15 percent of all infants who die were the outcome of a multiple gestation.
Authors:
Ann L Wilson
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  South Dakota medicine : the journal of the South Dakota State Medical Association     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0038-3317     ISO Abbreviation:  S D Med     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-21     Completed Date:  2010-10-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101265265     Medline TA:  S D Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  209-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
South Dakota State University, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Very Low Birth Weight
Multiple Birth Offspring / statistics & numerical data*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Outcome
Pregnancy, Multiple / statistics & numerical data
South Dakota / epidemiology

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