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Stillbirth pattern in a isolated Mediterranean population: La Alpujarra (Spain)

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dc.contributor.author Luna, Francisco
dc.contributor.author Fernández Santander, Ana
dc.contributor.author Moral, Pedro
dc.date.accessioned 2015-10-14T10:36:46Z
dc.date.available 2015-10-14T10:36:46Z
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier.citation Luna, F., Polo, V., Fernández-Santander, A., & Moral, P. (2001). Stillbirth pattern in an isolated Mediterranean population: La Alpujarra, Spain. Human biology, 73(4), 561-573. spa
dc.identifier.issn 00187143
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/4410
dc.description.abstract This study attempted to analyze the effect of several factors on the stillbirth pattern in a relatively isolated rural population, La Alpujarra (Spain), during the first half of the 20th century. The study was a retrospective analysis from a total sample of 2199 births to 525 mothers, allowing for birth year of mother, maternal age, parental inbreeding, family size, birth order, sex, single/twin delivery, and birth interval. Binomial probability distribution of stillbirths provided no evidence for any significantly increased risk in relation to family size. Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) of stillbirth risk in affected families indicated a significant effect for sex of the child, parental consanguinity, and birth year of mother. Logistic regression showed increased risk in twin delivery and pregnancy order one, but not for birth order other than one. Multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) testing for differences between affected and unaffected families supported a temporal decrease of stillbirths during the period studied. spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title Stillbirth pattern in a isolated Mediterranean population: La Alpujarra (Spain) spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 1.713 JCR (2001) Q2, 13/42 Biology; Q3, 71/13 Genetics & heredity spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1353/hub.2001.0055
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess spa
dc.subject.uem Genética humana spa
dc.subject.uem Biología spa
dc.subject.unesco Genética humana spa
dc.subject.unesco Biología humana spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.relation.publisherversion http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/hub/summary/v073/73.4lun a.html spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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