Document Type

Article

Department/Program

Kinesiology & Health Sciences

Journal Title

Nigerian Medical Practitioner

Pub Date

2006

Publisher

African Journals Online

Volume

4

Issue

6

First Page

154

Abstract

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

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/nmp.v49i6.28823

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