Indigenous Ethnicity and Low Maternal Education Are Associated with Delayed Diagnosis and Mortality in Infants with Congenital Heart Defects in Panama

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BACKGROUND This is the first study in Panama and Central America that has included indigenous populations in an assessment of the association between socioeconomic variables with delayed diagnosis and mortality due to congenital heart defects (CHD). METHODS A retrospective observational study was conducted. A sample calculation was performed and 954… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0163168

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