ERIC Number: EJ511181
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Social Change in Preventing Low Birth Weight.
Hughes, Dana; Simpson, Lisa
Future of Children, v5 n1 p87-102 Spr 1995
Examines the relationship between social factors and low birth weight and the ways in which disparities in socioeconomic status have been addressed over time, and assesses the effectiveness of efforts to reduce low birth weight occurrences. The authors discuss the steps required to reduce persistent disparities in low birth weight. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Low Birth Weight."