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Clinical Determinants of the Racial Disparity in Very Low Birthweight

Citation

Kempe, Allison; Wise, Paul H.; Barkan, Susan E.; Sappenfield, William M.; Sachs, Benjamin; Gortmaker, Steven L.; Sobol, Arthur M.; First, Lewis R.; Pursley, DeWayne; & Reinhart, Heidi, et al. (1992). Clinical Determinants of the Racial Disparity in Very Low Birthweight. New England Journal of Medicine, 327, 969-73.

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Although the risk of very low birth weight (less than 1500 g) is more than twice as high among blacks as among whites in the United States, the clinical conditions associated with this disparity remain poorly explored.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJM199210013271401

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

New England Journal of Medicine

Author(s)

Kempe, Allison
Wise, Paul H.
Barkan, Susan E.
Sappenfield, William M.
Sachs, Benjamin
Gortmaker, Steven L.
Sobol, Arthur M.
First, Lewis R.
Pursley, DeWayne
Reinhart, Heidi
Kotelchuck, Milton
Cole, F. Sessions
Gunter, Nita
Stockbauer, Joseph W.

Year Published

1992

Volume Number

327

Pages

969-73

Reference ID

43