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J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac 2017, 14(12): 990-1002 Back to browse issues page
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MOTHERS DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS WITH LOW BIRTH WEIGHT IN IRAN: A META-ANALYSIS STUDY
salman daliri [ORCID] 1, Arezoo karimi [ORCID] 1, kourosh sayehmiri [ORCID] 2, ALi delpishe [ORCID] 3
1- MSC The master of Epidemiology, Student Research Committee, Faculty of Health, Ilam University of Medical Sciences , Ilam, Iran
2- Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Prevention Center of Social-Mental injuries, School of Medicine، Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran. (Corresponding Author) , sayehmiri@razi.tums.ac.ir
3- Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Ilam, Ilam, Iran
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Background & Aims: The weight at birth is an important health indicator of infants. Underweight infant’s birth is one of the major health problems and most fundamental causes of infant’s death. This study was performed to determine the relation of mothers’ demographic factors with underweight infant’s birth as meta-analysis in Iran.

Materials and Methods: This study is a meta-analysis of mothers’ demographic factors with underweight infant’s birth in Iran, which was conducted on published articles in the country. In this aim by searching the information at SID, Medlib, Irandoc, Google scholar, Pubmed, ISI, Iranmedex, Scopus and Magiran, using key words and their compounds, all related articles were extracted independently by two trained researchers. The results of studies analyzed using the STATA and Spss20 software.

Results: In the initial searching of 49 articles, 28 articles met inclusion criteria for study. Mother’s pre-pregnancy weight (OR: 2/28, CI%95: 1/42-5/61), and mother's job (OR: 1/15, CI%95: 0/72-1/84), respectively, has got the most and the least relation with the underweight infant’s birth.

Conclusion: According to the results of the study, there is significant relationship between underweight infant’s birth and mother’s pre-pregnancy weight, mother’s age under 19 years, mother’s education and place of residence. Thus the control of mentioned risk factors in the mothers before the pregnancy can lead to the reduction of the underweight infant’s birth.

Keywords: Iran, Low Birth Weight, mother’s demographic factors, meta-analysis
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daliri S, karimi A, sayehmiri K, delpishe A. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MOTHERS DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS WITH LOW BIRTH WEIGHT IN IRAN: A META-ANALYSIS STUDY. J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2017; 14 (12) :990-1002
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Volume 14, Number 12 (March 2017) Back to browse issues page
مجله دانشکده پرستاری و مامایی ارومیه  Journal of Urmia Nursing And Midwifery Faculty
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