Maternal haemoglobin and birth weight in different ethnic groups

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6994.1601a (Published 17 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1601
  1. A Houghton
  1. Consultant in public health medicine Directorate of Health Needs and Outcomes, Bexley and Greenwich Hospital, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 6HZ

    EDITOR,—I note that Philip Steer and colleagues used the word association to describe the relation they found between haemoglobin concentration and birth weight.1 In their discussion, however, they suggested that haemoglobin concentration might be a determinant of birth weight. I refer, for example, to the statement: “There is …

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