Original Research: Lead Article
Getahun, Darios MD, MPH; Oyelese, Yinka MD; Salihu, Hamisu M. MD, PhD; Ananth, Cande V. PhD, MPH
From the 1 Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and 2 Division of Maternal–Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
See related editorial on page 752.
Drs. Getahun and Ananth are supported through a grant (R01-HD038902) from the National Institutes of Health, awarded to Dr. Ananth.
The authors thank the Missouri Health Department for graciously allowing us to utilize the state maternally linked longitudinal data file.
Corresponding author: Cande V. Ananth, PhD, MPH, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 125 Paterson Street, New Brunswick NJ 08901-1977; e-mail: [email protected].