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TitleAn assessment of the dietary intake of pregnant women in the West Coast / Winelands region, Western Cape Province: relation to low birth weight.
AuthorJaffer, Sharmilah.
SubjectPregnancy
Subject Low birth weight
Subject Preterm birth
Subject Intrauterine growth retardation
Subject Under-nutrition
Subject Dietary intake
Subject Nutrient deficiency
Subject Dietary adequacy.
Date2008
TypeThesis and dissertation
FormatPdf
AbstractThis secondary analysis aimed to develop dietary scores to assess the dietary intake of pregnant women in the West Coast/ Winelands region and determine the association with LBW. Further to determine the association between the dietary scores and maternal socioeconomic and socio-demographic characteristics and maternal smoking and/or alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
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