Levels and determinants of perinatal mortality in central Sudan.

  title={Levels and determinants of perinatal mortality in central Sudan.},
  author={T. E. Taha and Ronald Henry Gray and Manal M Abdelwahab and A R Abdelhafeez and A. Abdelsalam},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  volume={45 2},
OBJECTIVES To determine levels and risk factors for perinatal mortality in Central Sudan. METHODS Hospital and community based studies were conducted during the period 1989-1990. Of 5328 births registered in the hospital, 197 stillborns and 812 live-born infants were included in a nested case-control study. In the community, a follow-up study was conducted on 1592 midwife-assisted home deliveries. Multivariate logistic regression analysis was used to identify predictors of perinatal mortality… CONTINUE READING