publication . Article . 2006

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes During Pregnancy and the Preconception Period—United States, 2002–2004

John E. Anderson; Shahul Ebrahim; Louis Floyd; Hani Atrash;
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  • Published: 20 Jun 2006 Journal: Maternal and Child Health Journal, volume 10, issue 6, pages 575-575 (issn: 1092-7875, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Objectives: To assess the prevalence of risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcome during the preconception stage and during pregnancy, and to assess differences between women in preconception and pregnancy. Methods: Data from the 2002 and 2004 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States, were used to estimate the prevalence of selected risk factors among women 18–44 in the preconception period (women who wanted a baby in the next 12 months, and were not using contraception, not sterile and not already pregnant) with women who reported that they were pregnant at the time of interview. Results: Major health risks were reported by substantial proport...
Subjects
free text keywords: Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology, Report, Pregnancy, Riskfactors, Preconception, Erratum, medicine.disease, medicine, Reproductive health, business.industry, business, Obstetrics, medicine.medical_specialty, Preconception Care, Prenatal care, Risk assessment, Public health, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Psychological intervention
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