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Physical Activity and Hypertensive Complications during Pregnancy: Findings from 2004 to 2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System

Citation

Martin, Chantel L. & Huber, Larissa R. Brunner (2010). Physical Activity and Hypertensive Complications during Pregnancy: Findings from 2004 to 2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System. Birth, 37(3), 202-10.

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Hypertensive complications during pregnancy occur in nearly 8 percent of pregnancies and account for 15 percent of all maternal mortalities in the United States. The purpose of this study was to investigate further the association between physical activity and hypertensive complications during pregnancy using data from a population-based surveillance system.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1523-536X.2010.00407.x

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Birth

Author(s)

Martin, Chantel L.
Huber, Larissa R. Brunner

Year Published

2010

Volume Number

37

Issue Number

3

Pages

202-10

Reference ID

12845