Revisiting the 'Low BirthWeight paradox' using a model-based definition.

Sol Pia Juarez, George B Ploubidis, Lynda Clarke

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Immigrant mothers in Spain have a lower risk of delivering Low BirthWeight (LBW) babies in comparison to Spaniards (LBW paradox). This study aimed at revisiting this finding by applying a model-based threshold as an alternative to the conventional definition of LBW.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)160-162
JournalGaceta Sanitaria
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology


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