Clean cord care practices and neonatal mortality: evidence from rural Uttar Pradesh, India.

@article{Agrawal2012CleanCC,
  title={Clean cord care practices and neonatal mortality: evidence from rural Uttar Pradesh, India.},
  author={Praween Kumar Agrawal and Sutapa Agrawal and Luke C Mullany and G L Darmstadt and Vishwajeet Kumar and U. Santosh Kiran and Ramesh Chandra Ahuja and Vinod Kumar Srivastava and Mathuram Santosham and Robert E. Black and Abdullah Hel Baqui},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2012},
  volume={66 8},
  pages={755-8}
}
BACKGROUND About a million newborns die each year in India, accounting for about a fourth of total global neonatal deaths. Infections are among the leading causes of neonatal mortality. Care practices immediately following delivery contribute to newborns' risk of infection and mortality. OBJECTIVES This study examined the association between clean cord care practices and neonatal mortality in rural Uttar Pradesh, India. METHODS The study used data from a household survey conducted to… CONTINUE READING

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