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dc.contributor.authorHayward, Alexandra M.
dc.descriptionMicrosoft PowerPoint presentation slidesen_US
dc.description.abstractUnplanned pregnancy: a pregnancy that is either mistimed or unwanted1 Approximately 6.7 million pregnancies in the U.S. per year, an average 49% of them are unplanned2,3 The average U.S. woman spends on average, five years of her life pregnant, postpartum, or trying to become pregnant and 30 years attempting to “avoid” pregnancy4 Demographic differences and poor pregnancy outcomes are often associated with unplanned pregnancies5 Increased likelihood for reporting unplanned pregnancy: non-white, younger, low income, less education, unmarried1,6,7 Having an unplanned pregnancy: increased odds of low birth weight, pre-term birth, and not breastfeeding7,8 Aim of Study: Determine the associations and most indicative factor(s) that exist between reporting an unplanned pregnancy and sociodemographic factors, maternal behavior, and child health outcomesen_US
dc.description.sponsorshipKalamazoo College. Department of Biology. Diebold Symposium, 2013en_US
dc.publisherKalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo Collegeen_US
dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College Diebold Symposium Presentation Collectionen
dc.rightsU.S. copyright laws protect this material. Commercial use or distribution of this material is not permitted without prior written permission of the copyright holder.en
dc.titleDemographic Predictors and Child Health Outcomes of Unplanned Pregnancy in a Mid-Michigan Cohorten_US

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