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A case-control study of risk factors for fetal and early neonatal deaths in a tertiary hospital in Kenya

Yego, Faith; D'Este, Catherine; Byles, Julie; Nyongesa, Paul; Williams, Jennifer Stewart

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BACKGROUND: It is important to understand the risk factors for fetal and neonatal mortality which is a major contributor to high under five deaths globally. Fetal and neonatal mortality is a sensitive indicator of maternal health in society. This study aimed to examine the risk factors for fetal and early neonatal mortality at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kenya. METHODS: This was a case-control study. Cases were fetal and early neonatal deaths (n = 200). The controls were infants...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-11-29
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/13555
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
DOI: 10.1186/s12884-014-0389-8

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