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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1993

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Barbara Goddard

Keywords

newborn infants in South Dakota, fetus growth, birth weight, gestational age

Abstract

The objectives of this study are:
1. To compare the birthweights in relation to gestational ages of newborn infants born in Denver, Colorado and those born in the eastern part of South Dakota.
2. To compare the birthweights in relation to gestational ages of infants born in selected counties of Eastern South Dakota.
3. To compare the birthweights in relation to gestational ages of boys with girls born in Denver and of boys with girls in Eastern South Dakota.
4. To construct sex specific and combined fetal growth curves appropriate for babies born in the eastern portion of South Dakota.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Infants (Newborn) -- South Dakota
Fetus -- Growth
Birth weight
Gestational age

Number of Pages

107

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Rights

Copyright © 1993 Linda Erlenbusch. All rights reserved

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