Determinants of Stillbirths in Katsina, Nigeria: A Hospital-Based Study

  title={Determinants of Stillbirths in Katsina, Nigeria: A Hospital-Based Study},
  author={Bello M. Suleiman and H. M. Ibrahim and Noorah Abdulkarim},
  booktitle={Pediatric reports},
Every year, about 3 million stillbirths occur globally, almost a third occurring during the intra-partum period. Almost all stillbirths (98%) occur in low and middle income countries, with Nigeria having the third largest burden. The aim of this study was to determine the stillbirth rate and its determinants in the Federal Medical Centre Katsina, located in north western Nigeria. This study was a retrospective review of all deliveries conducted between 1(st) March 2010 and 31(st) December 2012… CONTINUE READING


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