Assisted Reproductive Technology and Trends in Low Birthweight -- Massachusetts, 1997-2004

Cohen, B. B.; Zhang, Z.; Nannini, A.; Anderson, J. E.; Jamieson, D. J.; Macaluso, M.; Tepper, N. K.; Farr, S. L.
January 2009
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/30/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p49
The article presents an analysis of how assisted reproductive technology and trends affect low birthweight in Massachusetts. It asserts that low birthweight (LBW) is an important cause of infant morbidity and mortality. Tables showing the percentage of all births resulting from assisted reproductive technology (ART) and population attributable risk percentage of low birthweight attributed to ART are included.


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