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Risk Factors of Premature Infants in the Rural Areas of Azadshahr City: a Case-Control Study

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(2016) Risk Factors of Premature Infants in the Rural Areas of Azadshahr City: a Case-Control Study. International Journal of Pediatrics-Mashhad. pp. 3651-3660. ISSN 2345-5047

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Abstract

Background: Preterm birth is one of the most remarkable reasons for neonatal and infant mortality and morbidity across the world. This study aimed to determine risk factors of premature infants in the rural area of Azadshahr city, Iran. Materials and Methods: A case-control study was conducted on all premature and low birth neonates (less than 37 weeks and weight less than 2500 grams). Data were collected by records in 30 health houses located in the rural areas of Azadshahr city durring 2013 to 2016. Two groups (case and control) were matched by gender and health houses. A trained midwife was collected data by using of a researcher-made checklist. To describe mean and standard deviation of the demographic characteristics, descriptive methods were used. To analyze, inferential statistic tests such as Chi-square, and independent t-test were implemented through SPSS (version, 16). Significant level was also taken < 0.05. Results: In total, 112 girl infant and 101 boy infant were explored. The mean age of mother in the case and control groups was 26.14 +/- 8.4 and 25.67 +/- 9.1 years old respectively. There was a significant difference between the two groups in terms of prenatal care and pregnancy complications. In addition, a remarkable relations was found between polytocous and delivery time (P < 0.05). Conclusion: Providing mothers with necessary information in terms of interval between births, and the importance of prenatal cares in the pregnancy period to prevent complication seems to be likely useful.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Gorzin, M.UNSPECIFIED
Mansourian, M.UNSPECIFIED
Charkazi, A.UNSPECIFIED
Rahimzadeh, H.UNSPECIFIED
Node, A. R.UNSPECIFIED
Qorbani, M.UNSPECIFIED
Safari, O.UNSPECIFIED
Mehr, B. R.UNSPECIFIED
Asayesh, H.UNSPECIFIED
Arani, M. M.UNSPECIFIED
Ansari, H.UNSPECIFIED
Pashaei, T.UNSPECIFIED
Majdabadi, H. A.UNSPECIFIED
Mirkarimi, K.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Fetus Infant Premature Pregnancy Prenatal care Risk factors birth-weight infants new-york-city preterm birth outcomes iran Pediatrics
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Page Range: pp. 3651-3660
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Pediatrics-Mashhad
Journal Index: ISI
Volume: 4
Number: 10
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2016.7255
ISSN: 2345-5047
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/412

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