Results for - Does Height Really Matter?

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According to PLOS Medicine Journal, a woman's height influences the length of a woman's pregnancy and suggests they are also at greater risk of giving birth prematurely. Have you read this story on either US Fox23 News or UK's Telegraph newspaper?

1. According to PLOS Medicine Journal, a woman's height influences the length of a woman's pregnancy and suggests they are also at greater risk of giving birth prematurely. Have you read this story on either US Fox23 News or UK's Telegraph newspaper?

Yes
5%
73 votes
No
84%
1,348 votes
Not Applicable
11%
176 votes
After studying 3,485 Nordic women and their babies, scientists discovered that maternal height, which is determined by genetic factors, influenced the length of pregnancy and frequency of prematurity rates. They came to the conclussion that shorter women have shorter pregnancies and smaller babies. Do you believe this to be true?

2. After studying 3,485 Nordic women and their babies, scientists discovered that maternal height, which is determined by genetic factors, influenced the length of pregnancy and frequency of prematurity rates. They came to the conclussion that shorter women have shorter pregnancies and smaller babies. Do you believe this to be true?

Yes
14%
217 votes
No
35%
556 votes
Undecided
39%
624 votes
Not Applicable
13%
200 votes
Scientists believe that worldwide 15 million babies are born pre-term, and more than 1 million die due to complications of an early birth. Complications of such serious lifelong health problems including: breathing difficulties, jaundice, vision loss, cerebral palsy, and intellectual delays. Do you believe that these complications happen mostly because the mother was short which influenced the genetic factors?

3. Scientists believe that worldwide 15 million babies are born pre-term, and more than 1 million die due to complications of an early birth. Complications of such serious lifelong health problems including: breathing difficulties, jaundice, vision loss, cerebral palsy, and intellectual delays. Do you believe that these complications happen mostly because the mother was short which influenced the genetic factors?

Yes
6%
97 votes
No
48%
766 votes
Undecided
32%
512 votes
Not Applicable
14%
222 votes
08/23/2015 Living 1597 34 By: benidamou

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