Adequacy of prenatal care and neonatal mortality in infants born to mothers with and without antenatal high-risk conditions.

@article{Chen2007AdequacyOP,
  title={Adequacy of prenatal care and neonatal mortality in infants born to mothers with and without antenatal high-risk conditions.},
  author={X K Chen and Shi Wu Wen and Qiuying Yang and Mark Walker},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={122-7}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have found that inadequate prenatal care was associated with increased neonatal mortality in the general pregnant women. AIMS To examine the association between adequacy of prenatal care and neonatal mortality in the presence and absence of antenatal high-risk conditions. METHODS We conducted a retrospective cohort study of infants based on 1995-2000 vital statistics data in the USA. The relative risk for neonatal death associated with adequacy of prenatal care… CONTINUE READING
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