A comparison of sisterhood information on causes of maternal death with the registration causes of maternal death in Matlab, Bangladesh.

@article{Shahidullah1995ACO,
  title={A comparison of sisterhood information on causes of maternal death with the registration causes of maternal death in Matlab, Bangladesh.},
  author={Mohammad Shahidullah},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={937-42}
}
BACKGROUND To explore whether causes of maternal death can be investigated using the sisterhood method, an indirect method for providing a community-based estimate of the level of maternal mortality, this study compares the sisterhood causes of maternal death with the Matlab Demographic Surveillance System's (DSS) causes of maternal death. METHODS Data for this study came from the Matlab DSS, which has been in operation since 1966 as a field site of the International Centre for Diarrhoeal… CONTINUE READING