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Birthweight. Update based on original article by Alison Macfarlane

Macfarlane, A. J. (2015). Birthweight. Update based on original article by Alison Macfarlane. In: Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online. (pp. 1-4). John Wiley. doi: 10.1002/9781118445112.stat06076.pub2


This article discusses definitions of birthweight, including extreme values of birthweight distributions, factors associated with differences in birthweight distributions and their associations with the outcome of pregnancy and the development of statistical approaches to compare birthweight distributions and to detect outliers to inform clinical practice.

Publication Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Copyright John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2015.
Publisher Keywords: Birthweight distribution, low birthweight, fetal growth
Subjects: R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Departments: School of Health & Psychological Sciences > Midwifery & Radiography
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