Association of gestational anemia with pregnancy conditions and outcomes: A nested case-control study
Yin Sun, Fei-Ling Huang, Su-Han Zhang, Jun-Tao Liu, Hang Lin, Liang-Kun Ma, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, National Clinical Research Center for Obstetric & Gynecologic Diseases, Beijing 100730, China
Zhong-Zhou Shen, Yu Jiang, Ya-Wen Wang, Shuai Ma, Yong-Le Zhan, Yun-Li Chen, Ying-Jie Shi, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Medicine and Public Health, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100730, China
Author contributions: Jiang Y and Ma LK conceived, coordinated and supervised the study; Sun Y, Shen ZZ and Huang FL designed and drafted the manuscript; Wang YW, Zhang SH, Ma S and Liu JT carried out the data collection and conducted data analysis; Zhan YL, Lin H, Chen YL, Shi YJ revised the manuscript; All authors reviewed the results and approved the final version of the manuscript.
Supported by Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission Capital Clinical Characteristic Application Research, No. Z161100000516117.
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the Ethics Committee of Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (No. JS-1060).
Informed consent statement: All study participants provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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Corresponding author: Liang-Kun Ma, MD, Doctor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, National Clinical Research Center for Obstetric & Gynecologic Diseases, No. 1 Shuaifuyuan, Wangfujing, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100730, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: April 29, 2021
Peer-review started: April 29, 2021
First decision: May 23, 2021
Revised: June 1, 2021
Accepted: August 6, 2021
Article in press: August 6, 2021
Published online: September 26, 2021