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Trends in intra-uterine growth of single live births in southern India.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9009559     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Trends in intra-uterine growth (IUG) of newborns from 1969-1973 to 1989-1993 were studied among rural and urban communities. Yerushalmy's five group classification of IUG was used. The percent preterm low birthweight (LBW) declined from 7 to 3 in rural and from 5 to 2 in urban areas. The percent of newborns with retardation of IUG declined from 20 to 11 in rural and from 13 to 8 in urban areas. Possible factors contributing to such changes are discussed.
B Antonisamy; M Sivaram; J Richard; P S Rao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of tropical pediatrics     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0142-6338     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Trop. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1996 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-03-21     Completed Date:  1997-03-21     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8010948     Medline TA:  J Trop Pediatr     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  339-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Biostatistics, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.
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MeSH Terms
Birth Weight*
Chi-Square Distribution
Fetal Growth Retardation / epidemiology*
Gestational Age
India / epidemiology
Infant, Low Birth Weight
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Time Factors

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