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ERIC Number: EJ401829
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Cocaine and the Risk of Low Birth Weight.
Petitti, Diana B.; Coleman, Charlotte
American Journal of Public Health, v80 n1 p25-28 Jan 1990
Assesses the relation between cocaine use and the risk of low birth weight in Alameda County (California) through a population-based case-control study of women with low birth-weight infants. Results show that cocaine use increases the risk of both pre-term delivery and intrauterine growth retardation. Limitations of this study are discussed. (JS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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