Education and severe maternal outcomes in developing countries: a multicountry cross-sectional survey.

@article{Tunalp2014EducationAS,
  title={Education and severe maternal outcomes in developing countries: a multicountry cross-sectional survey.},
  author={{\"O}zge Tunçalp and Joao Paulo Souza and Michelle Jane Hindin and Cec{\'i}lia Andrade Santos and Thiago Henrique Caldeira de Oliveira and Joshua P Vogel and Ganchimeg Togoobaatar and Do Quang Ha and Lale Say and Ahmet Metin G{\"u}lmezoglu},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2014},
  volume={121 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          57-65
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship between education and severe maternal outcomes among women delivering in healthcare facilities. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Twenty-nine countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. POPULATION Pregnant women admitted to 359 facilities during a period of 2-4 months of data collection between 2010 and 2011. METHODS Data were obtained from hospital records. Stratification was based on the Human Development Index (HDI) values… CONTINUE READING
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