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UAB Studies Factors Influencing Antenatal Care Utilization in Ghana

Dr. Pauline E. Jolly, professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham – teamed with Dr. Asundep Ndep Ntui, department of epidemiology doctoral graduate, and Dr. April P. Carson, assistant professor, along with Dr. Kui Zhang, assistant professor, in the Section on Statistical Genetics – recently conducted a study aimed at investigating factors that influence antenatal care utilization and their association with adverse pregnancy outcomes (defined as low birth weight, stillbirth, preterm delivery or small for gestational age) among pregnant women in Kumasi, Ghana.