Determinants of neonatal death with emphasis on health care during pregnancy, childbirth and reproductive history.

@article{Kassar2013DeterminantsON,
  title={Determinants of neonatal death with emphasis on health care during pregnancy, childbirth and reproductive history.},
  author={Samir B Kassar and Ana Maria Melo and S{\^o}nia Bechara Coutinho and Mar{\'i}lia de Carvalho Lima and Pedro Israel Cabral de Lira},
  journal={Jornal de pediatria},
  year={2013},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={269-77}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify risk factors for neonatal mortality, focusing on factors related to assistance care during the prenatal period, childbirth, and maternal reproductive history. METHODS This was a case-control study conducted in Maceió, Northeastern Brazil. The sample consisted of 136 cases and 272 controls selected from official Brazilian databases. The cases consisted of all infants who died before 28 days of life, selected from the Mortality Information System, and the controls were… CONTINUE READING