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Epidemiology of perinatal loss in rural Maharashtra.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8492368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study was carried out in a tribal block in Maharashtra in 1987. Socio-economic and obstetric factors commonly known to be associated with unfavourable perinatal outcome were assessed by studying odds ratio, attributable risk, and stepwise multiple regression. Preference for traditional health care, long distance from health post, teenage pregnancy, inadequate schooling, hard physical work, first or fifth and subsequent pregnancy, certain antenatal, intranatal, and postnatal factors emerged as important causes associated with perinatal loss.
A S Daga; S R Daga
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of tropical pediatrics     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0142-6338     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Trop. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-06-14     Completed Date:  1993-06-14     Revised Date:  2006-03-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8010948     Medline TA:  J Trop Pediatr     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Preventive & Social Medicine, Grant Medical College, Bombay, India.
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MeSH Terms
Fetal Death / epidemiology*
India / epidemiology
Infant Mortality*
Infant, Newborn
Odds Ratio
Regression Analysis
Risk Factors
Rural Health

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