Factors associated with unfavourable birth outcomes in Kenya.

  title={Factors associated with unfavourable birth outcomes in Kenya.},
  author={Monica Akinyi Magadi and Nyovani Janet Madise and Ian Diamond},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  volume={33 2},
Studies addressing factors associated with adverse birth outcomes have almost exclusively been based on hospital statistics. This is a serious limitation in developing countries where the majority of births do not occur within health facilities. This paper examines factors associated with premature deliveries, small baby's size at birth and Caesarean section deliveries in Kenya based on the 1993 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey data. Due to the hierarchical nature of the data, the analysis… CONTINUE READING