Are mother’s Behavior, Health Status, and Birth Experience Associated with Low Birth Weight in South Carolina? Evidence from Prams, 2004-2013

Haider M. R. , Siddiqi K. A. , Demir İ. , Khan M. M.

Value In Health, vol.21, no.1, pp.137, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SSCI)

  • Publication Type: Article / Abstract
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jval.2018.04.920
  • Title of Journal : Value In Health
  • Page Numbers: pp.137


Previous studies on South Carolina have examined the effects of maternal stress and smoking on low birth weight from the neighborhood context and produced mixed results. This study intends to investigate the effects of maternal behavior, previous birth experience, and pregnancy-related conditions on having low birth weight (LBW) babies.