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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Disease Control ♦ Iron Deficiency ♦ Nonpregnant Woman ♦ 2-fold Risk ♦ Normal Occurrence ♦ Low Birth-weight Infant ♦ Impaired Physical Work Capacity ♦ Maternal Iron De-ficiency Anemia ♦ 3-fold Risk ♦ United State ♦ Child-bearing Age ♦ Common Complication ♦ Iron Deficient ♦ Preterm Delivery ♦ Iron Deficiency Ane-mia ♦ Cognitive Function
Abstract Although anemia is a common complication of preg-nancy, it is not a normal occurrence and is not without consequence to the mother and infant. Maternal iron de-ficiency anemia during pregnancy has been associated with a 2-fold risk for preterm delivery and a 3-fold risk for delivering a low birth-weight infant.1 Iron deficiency ane-mia among nonpregnant women has been associated with impaired physical work capacity.2 Cognitive function also may be adversely affected by iron deficiency.3 In the United States, about 1 in 10 women of child-bearing age is iron deficient; 1 in 20 is iron deficient and
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