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Birth weight changes in a major city under rapid socioeconomic transition in China

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Estimates of trends in birth weight may be useful in evaluating population health. We aimed to determine whether temporal changes in birth weight have occurred amongst 2.3 million neonates born in Guangzhou, China, during 2001-2015 and investigate the socioeconomic determinants of any changes. Trends in mean birth weight and annualized changes with the associated 95% confidence intervals (CIs) in the incidence of small for gestational age (SGA) and large for gestational age (LGA), defined as ...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41598-017-01068-w

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Name:
National Key Research and Development Project of China
Grant:
2016YFC1000205
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National Natural Science Foundation China
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81673181
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Guangzhou Science and Technology Bureau, Guangzhou, China
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2012J5100038
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Guangdong Provincial Key Discipline in Woman and Child’s Health Care
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Nature Publishing Group
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Volume:
7
Issue:
1031
Pages:
1-8
Publication date:
2017-04-21
Acceptance date:
2017-03-27
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ISSN:
2045-2322
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pubs:687256
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uuid:fa8db628-f8ff-4658-b2eb-801d3211c278
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pubs:687256
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687256
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2017-03-28

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