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Low male partner participation in antenatal HIV counselling and testing in northern Tanzania: implications for preventive programs
The prevalence and predictors for male partner participation in HIV voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) at two primary healthcare clinics in Moshi urban, Tanzania as well as the effect of partner participation on uptake of HIV perinatal interventions are described.
Prevalence and risk factors of severe obstetric haemorrhage
To determine the prevalence, causes, risk factors and acute maternal complications of severe obstetric haemorrhage, a large number of women with high-risk pregnancies were diagnosed with at least some of the following conditions.
Incidence of Toxoplasma gondii Infection in 35,940 Pregnant Women in Norway and Pregnancy Outcome for Infected Women
From 1992 to 1994 a screening program for detection of specific Toxoplasma gondii antibodies involving 35,940 pregnant women was conducted in Norway, finding only one infant, born to an untreated mother, was found to be clinically affected.
Risk factors for sudden intrauterine unexplained death: epidemiologic characteristics of singleton cases in Oslo, Norway, 1986-1995.
Risk factors for sudden intrauterine unexplained death are identifiable by basic antenatal care and adding unexplored stillbirths to the unexplained ones conceals several risk factors and underlines the necessity of a definition that includes thorough postmortem examinations.
Maternal characteristics and pregnancy outcomes in women presenting with decreased fetal movements in late pregnancy
A perception of decreased fetal movements is significantly associated with adverse pregnancy outcome such as preterm birth, fetal growth restriction and stillbirth, and guidelines for management and information to pregnant women are needed.
Risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection in pregnancy. Results of a prospective case-control study in Norway.
In univariate analysis, travelling to countries outside of Scandinavia was identified as a significant risk factor, but this variable was not independently associated with infection after data were controlled for factors more directly related to the modes of infection.
Treatment of toxoplasmosis during pregnancy: a multicenter study of impact on fetal transmission and children's sequelae at age 1 year.
Prenatal antibiotic therapy after toxoplasmosis during pregnancy had no impact on the fetomaternal transmission rate but reduced the rate of sequelae among the infected infants.
A systematic review of the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis among European women.
High prevalence rates of C. trachomatis infection among asymptomatic women in many European settings is confirmed, depending upon the setting, context and country.
Cesarean section among immigrants in Norway
Objective. We studied prevalences and risk factors for cesarean section among different groups of immigrants from countries outside Western Europe and North America in comparison to ethnic Norwegians.