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Payne, Doug (2001) Babies of teenage mothers 60% more likely to die. British Medical Journal , 322 , (7283) , p. 386.

URL: http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/322/7283/386/c

A report on teenage parenting issues from an Irish parliamentary committee has said that the death rate for babies and very young children of teenage mothers is 60% higher than that for children of older women.

 

Item Type
Article
Date
February 2001
Page Range
p. 386
Publisher
BMJ Publishing
Volume
322
Number
7283
Keywords
AOD use, death, Ireland, pregnant teen, single teenage mother, single teenage mother, teenage mother
Notes
News article about the report 'Teenage Parenting? in Contemporary Issues 2000'
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 1504 (Electronic Only)

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