Caesarean delivery and neonatal mortality rates in 46 low- and middle-income countries: a propensity-score matching and meta-analysis of Demographic and Health Survey data.

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BACKGROUND Previous research on the association between caesarean delivery (CD) and neonatal mortality has had methodological limitations and given conflicting results. We conducted a study to: (i) estimate the association between CD at the individual level and neonatal mortality rates (NMR) in 46 countries; and (ii) examine whether this association varies… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyt081

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@article{Kyu2013CaesareanDA, title={Caesarean delivery and neonatal mortality rates in 46 low- and middle-income countries: a propensity-score matching and meta-analysis of Demographic and Health Survey data.}, author={Hmwe H Kyu and Harry S. Shannon and Katholiki Georgiades and Michael H. Boyle}, journal={International journal of epidemiology}, year={2013}, volume={42 3}, pages={781-91} }