Beyond marital status: relationship type and duration and the risk of low birth weight.
- Published Article
Family planning perspectives
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2000
Although unmarried women in the United States have higher rates of low birth weight than married women, many unmarried women are at no greater risk of low birth weight than their married counterparts. The findings confirm the need to consider the characteristics of relationships when examining the association of mother's "union status" and birth outcomes.
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