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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Maternal, Infant and Child Health Epidemiology
3278.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Maternal, Infant and Child Health Epidemiology
In this session, the learner will hear about pregnancy-related issues for twins, preterm delivery, and alcohol and tobacco use in the third trimester of pregnancy. Other topics relate to infant and children including risk factors for mortality, birth defects, and childhood obesity.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) will be able to: 1. Recognize delaying delivery of twin pregnancy to 40 weeks of gestation carries a substantially increased risk of neonatal death to both first and second twins 2. Describe trends in alcohol and tobacco use by women in California during the third trimester of pregnancy 3. Identify socioeconomic risk factors for childhood obesity 4. Participants will be able to recognize the major risk factors for death among children in Maryland 5. Identify shared risk factors and prevention strategies for preterm birth and birth defects
Moderator(s):Maureen Sanderson, MPH, PhD
2:30 PMNeonatal mortality in term twins with advancing gestational age  [ Recorded presentation ]
Qiuying Yang, Shi Wu Wen, Jennifer Soucie, Karen Fung Kee fung, Mark Walker
2:45 PMMaternal alcohol use and smoking during pregnancy in California, 1999-2003  [ Recorded presentation ]
Amy L. Godecker, PhD, Kristen S. Marchi, MPH, Eugene R. Takahashi, PhD, Shabbir Ahmad, DVM MS PhD
3:00 PMSocioeconomic determinants of overweight and obesity among Israeli schoolchildren  [ Recorded presentation ]
Michael Huerta, MD, MPH, Jacob Haviv, MD, MPH, Haim Bibi, MD, Shimon Scharf, MD, MPH, Michael Gdalevich, MD, MPH
3:15 PMEvaluation of Leading Causes of Death among Children in Maryland  [ Recorded presentation ]
William K. Adih, MD, MPH, DrPH, Maureen Edwards, MD, MPH
3:30 PMQuantifying the overlap between prematurity and birth defects
Joann Petrini, PhD, MPH, Russell S. Kirby, PhD, MS, Charlotte Druschel, MD, Robert Meyer, PhD, Lowell E. Sever, PhD, Samara Viner-Brown, MS, Francis Ayodele Obuseh, MSc, MPH, Cara Mai, MPH, Larry Edmonds, MSPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Epidemiology
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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