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[Factors family background of mothers involved in having a premature baby].

Authors
  • Kamburova, M
  • Hristova, I
Type
Published Article
Journal
Akusherstvo i ginekologii︠a︡
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
53
Issue
3
Pages
29–33
Identifiers
PMID: 25509643
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Level of prematurity is an objective criterion for determining the health welfare of the population. Several family background factors of the mother increases the risk of preterm birth child - family status, unwanted pregnancy, etc. Pregnancy among unmarried women and unwanted pregnancy are associated with a higher risk of giving premature baby. Aim of this study is a survey and analysis of factors of family background of the mother (family status and unplanned pregnancy) and their influence on the birth of a premature baby. The survey found nearly three times higher risk OR = 2,83 95 % CI (1,7-4,7) for the birth of a premature baby among unmarried mothers compared to married women, and twice as high proportion of unplanned pregnancy mothers of preterm infants - 20.7% compared to terminfants-10.4%.

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