Brazilian Multicentre Study on Preterm Birth (EMIP): Prevalence and Factors Associated with Spontaneous Preterm Birth

@inproceedings{Passini2014BrazilianMS,
  title={Brazilian Multicentre Study on Preterm Birth (EMIP): Prevalence and Factors Associated with Spontaneous Preterm Birth},
  author={Renato Passini and Jos{\'e} Guilherme Cecatti and Giuliane Jesus Lajos and Ricardo Porto Tedesco and Marcelo Lu{\'i}s Nomura and Tabata Zumpano Dias and Samira El Maerrawi T Haddad and Patr{\'i}cia Moretti Rehder and Rodolfo C Pacagnella and Maria Laura Botelho Costa and Maria H Sousa and Monica da Silva Nunes},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Preterm birth rate is increasing and is currently a worldwide concern. The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of preterm birth in a sample of health facilities in Brazil and to identify the main risk factors associated with spontaneous preterm births. METHODS AND FINDINGS This was a multicentre cross sectional study on preterm births in 20 referral obstetric hospitals with a case-control component to identify factors associated with spontaneous preterm birth… CONTINUE READING
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