American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2023

  • Research Article

    Determinants of Low Birth Weight Among Newborns Delivered at Public Hospitals in Bale Zone, Southeastern Ethiopia: Unmatched Case-Control

    Tolosa Desisa Wayesa*, Katama Gashaw, Amhare Lisanu, Alemshet Solomon, Meseret Moroda, Ararso Hordofa Guye

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, December 2023
    Pages: 101-108
    Received: 9 November 2023
    Accepted: 27 November 2023
    Published: 18 December 2023
    Abstract: Background: A birth weight of less than 2500 grams is known as low birth weight. Globally more than 20 million newborns are born with low birth weight each year, over 96.5% of these occur in low-income nations, which causes for newborn morbidity and mortality. Therefore, this study aimed to identify determinants of low birth weight among newborns d... Show More