Infant mortality in Madura, Indonesia. Implications for action.

Abstract

Infant mortality by age at death and birth weight was assessed in a prospective, population-based study in Madura, East Java. Even after elimination of neonatal tetanus by vaccination during pregnancy as a major cause of death, the infant mortality rate was high, viz. 121 per 1000 live births. The majority of live born infants died in the first 6 months of… (More)

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@article{Kusin1989InfantMI, title={Infant mortality in Madura, Indonesia. Implications for action.}, author={Jane A. Kusin and S Kardjati and C de With}, journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics}, year={1989}, volume={35 3}, pages={129-32} }