Obesity trends and perinatal outcomes in black and white teenagers

Donna R. Halloran, Nicole Marshall, Robert M. Kunovich, Aaron Caughey

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Objective: Our objective was to explore the trends in prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) for black and white teenagers over time and the association between elevated BMI and outcomes based on race. Study Design: This was a retrospective cohort study of singleton infants (n = 38,158) born to black (34%) and white (66%) teenagers (

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2012



  • adolescent
  • obesity
  • outcome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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