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Major risk factors for stillbirth in high-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Flenady, Vicki; Koopmans, Laura; Middleton, Philippa; Frøen, Frederik J; Smith, Gordon; Gibbons, Kristen; Coory, Michael; Gordon, Adrienne; Ellwood, David; McIntyre, Harold David; Fretts, Ruth; Ezzati, Majid


Stillbirth rates in high-income countries have shown little or no improvement over the past two decades. Prevention strategies that target risk factors could be important in rate reduction. This systematic review and meta-analysis was done to identify priority areas for stillbirth prevention relevant to those countries. Population-based studies addressing risk factors for stillbirth were identified through database searches. The factors most frequently reported were identified and selected...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Lancet, The (UK edition)
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(10)62233-7


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