Epidemiological factors associated with neonatal tetanus mortality: observations from a cluster survey in Nigeria.


A cluster survey on neonatal tetanus (NNT) mortality was conducted in Kano Metropolis, Northern Nigeria, to investigate epidemiological factors associated with NNT mortality. The survey was a two-stage cluster sampling technique and lasted for two weeks. A total of 2,623 live-births were recorded over a 12-month period. Less than 40% of the births followed… (More)