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A note on the fetal-infant mortality problem.
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PMID:  12664958     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper considers the age pattern of mortality between conception and first birthday. It highlights the various problems that still limit our understanding of the ways in which the age components of mortality are associated, especially during the perinatal period. A mathematical function is fitted which captures the interaction between six mortality components for a typical high mortality society, one in which the infant mortality rate is 150 per thousand live births. This experiment helps to clarify the need to link infant with fetal mortality, to conduct further research on the level of risk in each component, and to consider the cumulative early-age mortality profile in its entirety.
P Williamson; R I Woods
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of biosocial science     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0021-9320     ISO Abbreviation:  J Biosoc Sci     Publication Date:  2003 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-03-31     Completed Date:  2003-04-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0177346     Medline TA:  J Biosoc Sci     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  201-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Geography, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX.
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MeSH Terms
Fetal Death*
Infant Mortality*
Infant, Newborn
Models, Statistical*

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