To determine the effects of a school-based, nurse-run prenatal counseling program, records of prenatal care visits of students and their infants' birth weights (i.e., cases) were obtained from the state live birth certificate tape for 1985-1987. From the same tape, a mother residing in the same community but not enrolled in the program was matched with each case on eight criteria to serve as a control. A total of 288 matched case-control pairs were obtained. Using McNemar's test, a significantly higher percentage of the cases received adequate prenatal care than did the controls.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Public health nursing (Boston, Mass.)|
|State||Published - Dec 1991|
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