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A STUDY OF IMPACT OF BIOSOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MOTHER ON BIRTH WEIGHT OF THE NEWBORN.

Dr. Jaya Suryawanshi* and

Dr. Kaveri

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Aim and objectives: To find out risk factors associated with low birth weight. To study strength of association between hypothesized risk factors and low birth weight. Setting: a hospital based case control study. Study place: The study was done in postnatal care ward of obstetrics and gynaecology department. Study population: The study population was postnatal mothers along with singleton live born baby, delivered during the study period. Results: In present case control study, the incidence of low birth weight found was 27.73 %. Univariate analysis showed following factors to be significantly associated with low birth weight- maternal age, gestational age at the time of birth or, low socioeconomic status, occupation of mother, low education of mother, primiparity, parity of 4 and 5,maternal height <145 cm, maternal weight < 45 kg, less than 4 anc visits, inadequate intake of ifa tablets, complications during pregnancy, bad obstetric history, severe and moderate anaemia, addiction of mother, household heavy physical activity of mother. Conclusion: Following factors to be significantly associated with low birth weight- maternal age, gestational age at the time of birth, low socioeconomic status, occupation of mother, low education of mother, primiparity, parity of 4 and 5, maternal height <145 cm, maternal weight < 45 kg, less than 4 anc visits, inadequate intake of ifa tablets, complications during pregnancy, bad obstetric history, severe and moderate anaemia, addiction of mother, household heavy physical activity of mother.

Keywords: low birth weight, biosocial factors, maternal factors.


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