Early neonatal mortality, low birth weight and related factors in Japan.

@article{Sugie2001EarlyNM,
  title={Early neonatal mortality, low birth weight and related factors in Japan.},
  author={Takuya Sugie},
  journal={Environmental health and preventive medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={121-6}
}
OBJECTIVES The author conducted an ecological study to examine prefectural differences in ENMR and the related factors in Japan, using two new indicators; birth weight (BW) adjusted ENMR and expected ENMR by BW distribution. METHOD Correlate analysis of data from national vital statistics and some indicators of medical care services among 47 prefectures edited by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Japan were conducted. BW-adjusted ENMR and expected ENMR by BW, as well as other indicators… CONTINUE READING

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