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From: Identifying perinatal risk factors for infant maltreatment: an ecological approach

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Cartographic visualization of infant maltreatment in the state of Georgia. a) Substantiated Abuse and Neglect. Birth is weighted by the length of time as an infant in the target year. b) Composite_Risk1. Of the 10 perinatal risks examined, this composite includes: 1. Medicaid beneficiary; 2. Unmarried mother; 5. Infant with three or more siblings; 7. Birth weight < 2500 g; 8. Mother smoked during pregnancy. c) Composite_Risk2. Of the 10 perinatal risks examined, this composite includes: 1. Medicaid beneficiary; 2. Unmarried mother; 5. Infant with three or more siblings; 8. Mother smoked during pregnancy; 7., 9., or 10. Presence of neonatal difficulties.

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