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High birth weight in a suburban hospital in Cameroon: an analysis of the clinical cut-off, prevalence, predictors and adverse outcomes

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  • Simeon-Pierre Choukem Department of Internal Medicine and Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon Health and Human Development (2HD) Research Group, Douala, Cameroon Diabetes and Endocrine Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Douala General Hospital, Douala, Cameroon PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tsi Njim Department of Internal Medicine and Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Julius Atashili Department of Public Health and Hygiene, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Julian P Hamilton-Shield NIHR Biomedical Research Unit in Nutrition, Diet and Lifestyle, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Robinson Mbu Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde 1, Yaounde, Cameroon PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Simeon-Pierre Choukem; schoukem{at}gmail.com
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Choukem S, Njim T, Atashili J, et al
High birth weight in a suburban hospital in Cameroon: an analysis of the clinical cut-off, prevalence, predictors and adverse outcomes

Publication history

  • Received February 14, 2016
  • Revised May 26, 2016
  • Accepted June 6, 2016
  • First published June 29, 2016.
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June 29, 2016

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