Some Factors Associated with Low Birthweight in Ogun State, Nigeria

T. Olowonyo
S. Oshin
Iyabo Obasanjo, William & Mary


The data for this study was extracted from the Health Information reported by the health facilities in the state to the State Ministry of Health. The purpose of the study was to determine the incidence of low birth weight in the State and some factors associated with it. The study showed the incidence to be 11 .4%. Low birth weight was also found to be commoner in females infants than males infants (P