All publications of “Tatiana Peloso Reis Queiroga”

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Frequency and risk factors for the birth of small-for-gestational-age newborns in a public maternity hospital

Marina Parca Cavelagna Teixeira, Tatiana Peloso Reis Queiroga, Maria dos Anjos Mesquita

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3684

ABSTRACTObjective:To determine the frequency and risk factors of small-for-gestational-age newborns in a high-risk maternity.Methods:This is an observational, cross-sectional, and case-control study, conducted in a public tertiary care maternity hospital. Data from 998 newborns and their mothers were collected through interviews and review of medical records and prenatal care cards. Some placentas underwent histopathological analysis. The variables of small-for-gestational-age and non-small-for-gestational-age newborns and of their mothers were statistically compared by means of Student’s t test, Fisher’s exact test, and odds ratio. […]