In short, preterm births
of male infants were 1,342 more than the expected number of 36,828 and preterm births
of female infants were 995 more than the expected number of 30,687.
During that time, there were 2,337 more preterm births
to Hispanic women than expected, the researchers reported.
After taking account of other factors that might be important, they found that preterm birth
(less than 37 weeks) was associated with a nearly twofold increased risk of CKD into mid-adulthood (9.24 per 100,000 person-years).
Currently, there is no treatment or prevention for spontaneous preterm birth
, but McElrath hopes that prognosis will serve as an important first step toward therapy, particularly as investigators gain insights into its biological causes.
In the United States, one in ten babies are born prematurely, before 37 weeks; and according to the 2017 March of Dimes Premature Report Card, the preterm birth
rate has been rising since 2015.
is among the top 10 countries where preterm birth
occurs, and 130 countries have a lower preterm birth
rate than the U.S.
"Our understanding of spontaneous preterm birth
is relatively limited.
At present time in Romania complete population data on preterm birth
does not exist, but limited number of articles can be searched on the internet using preterm, birth and Romania as keywords (6-12).
(before 37 completed weeks' gestation) was divided into subgroups of extremely preterm (less than 28 weeks' gestation), very preterm (28 weeks' to less than 32 weeks' gestation), and moderate/late preterm (32 weeks' gestation to less than 37 weeks' gestation).
are one of the leading causes of death of children under five years of age.
"Fathers are also affected by the risk of preterm birth
, and the risk seemed to continue to exert psychological strain, even among fathers whose partners went on to have a normal-term delivery," said Ms.
Background: Preterm birth
is a common cause of death in newborns and may result from many determinants, but evidence for the socioeconomic and environmental determinants of preterm birth
in Tibetan women of childbearing age is limited.