Influence of definition based versus pragmatic birth registration on international comparisons of perinatal and infant mortality: population based retrospective study

@inproceedings{Joseph2012InfluenceOD,
  title={Influence of definition based versus pragmatic birth registration on international comparisons of perinatal and infant mortality: population based retrospective study},
  author={K S Joseph and Shiliang Liu and Jocelyn Rouleau and Sarka Lisonkova and Jennifer A Hutcheon and Reginald S. Sauve and Alexander C. Allen and Michael S Kramer},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine variations in the registration of extremely low birthweight and early gestation births and to assess their effect on perinatal and infant mortality rankings of industrialised countries. DESIGN Retrospective population based study. SETTING Australia, Canada, European countries, and the United States for 2004; Australia, Canada, and New Zealand for 2007. POPULATION National data on live births and on fetal, neonatal, and infant deaths. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Reported… CONTINUE READING
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