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New estimates of maternal mortality.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8901330     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A major new study carried out by WHO and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) indicates that maternal mortality has been substantially underestimated in the past, and that there are nearly 80 000 more pregnancy-related deaths per year than previously reported. According to the study, some 585 000 maternal deaths occur in the world each year, 99% of them in developing countries.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire / Section d'hygiène du Secrétariat de la Société des Nations = Weekly epidemiological record / Health Section of the Secretariat of the League of Nations     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0049-8114     ISO Abbreviation:  Wkly. Epidemiol. Rec.     Publication Date:  1996 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-01-15     Completed Date:  1997-01-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0240017     Medline TA:  Wkly Epidemiol Rec     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  97-100     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Epidemiologic Methods*
Female
Humans
Maternal Mortality*
Models, Statistical
Pregnancy
World Health*

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