Factors associated with maternal mortality in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

@article{Kwast1988FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with maternal mortality in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.},
  author={Barbara E Kwast and J M Liff},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1988},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          115-21
        }
}
  • B. Kwast, J. Liff
  • Published 1 March 1988
  • Medicine
  • International journal of epidemiology
A housing probability survey in which 9315 women were interviewed was conducted in 1983 to detect the incidence and aetiology of maternal mortality in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Maternal mortality for the two-year period from 11 September 1981 was 350/100,000 livebirths (excluding abortions). A logistic regression analysis selected antenatal care, occupation and income as risk factors for maternal mortality, after adjusting for age, parity, education and marital status. Odds ratios were 2.5 for… 
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