low birth weight paradox

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low birth weight paradox 

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A type of Simpson’s (mathematical) paradox: whereas low birth weight infants have a higher mortality compared to normal birth weight infants, low birth weight infants born to mothers who smoke have a lower mortality than low birth weight infants in general

Reference Rev Saude Publica. 2006 Aug;40(4):648-55

http://paradoxes.findthedata.org/l/42/Low-birth-weight-paradox

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