• Journal Article

A Case Control Study on Risk Factors Associated with Low Birth Weight Babies in Eastern Nepal

Citation

Bhaskar, R. K., Deo, K. K., Neupane, U., Chaudhary Bhaskar, S., Yadav, B. K., Pokharel, H. P., & Pokharel, P. K. (2015). A Case Control Study on Risk Factors Associated with Low Birth Weight Babies in Eastern Nepal. International Journal of Pediatrics, 2015, 807373. DOI: 10.1155/2015/807373

Abstract

Background. This study was done to assess the maternal and sociodemographic factors associated with low birth weight (LBW) babies. Methods. An unmatched case control study was done involving 159 cases (mothers having LBW singleton babies) and 159 controls (mothers having normal birth weight singleton babies). Results. More than 50% of LBW babies were from the mothers with height