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Original Source: Adolescent pregnancy outcomes and risk factors in Malaysia.

OBJECTIVE: To assess the outcomes and risk factors of adolescent pregnancies in 2 major hospitals in Malaysia. METHODS: We conducted a case-control study of pregnant girls aged 10 through 19years. The controls were women aged 20 through 35years who did not become pregnant in their adolescence. Cases and controls were matched for parity and place of delivery. Data were collected from questionnaires and the hospitals' medical records. RESULTS: The study included 102 cases and 102 controls. There were signific...

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Early gestational weight gains within current recommendations result in increased the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus among Korean women.

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