Distance decay in delivery care utilisation associated with neonatal mortality. A case referent study in northern Vietnam

@inproceedings{Mlqvist2010DistanceDI,
  title={Distance decay in delivery care utilisation associated with neonatal mortality. A case referent study in northern Vietnam},
  author={Mats M{\aa}lqvist and Nazmul Sohel and Tran Thanh Do and Leif E. B. Eriksson and Lars {\AA}ke Persson},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Efforts to reduce neonatal mortality are essential if the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 4 is to be met. The impact of spatial dimensions of neonatal survival has not been thoroughly investigated even though access to good quality delivery care is considered to be one of the main priorities when trying to reduce neonatal mortality. This study examined the association between distance from the mother's home to the closest health facility and neonatal mortality, and investigated the… CONTINUE READING
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