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Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives
Objectives: Preterm birth (PTB) is a leading cause of neonatal death and the second biggest cause of death in children under five years of age. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of PTB and its associated factors using logistic regression and decision tree classification methods. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 4,415 pregnant women in Tehran, Iran, from July 6-21, 2015. Data were collected by a researcher-developed questionnaire through interviewsdoi:10.24171/j.phrp.2017.8.3.06 pmid:28781942 pmcid:PMC5525564 fatcat:twsu677azjgw7e7enzo4ilqfia