Maternal and neonatal characteristics that influence very early neonatal mortality in the Eastern Regional Hospital of Ghana, Koforidua: a retrospective review

@inproceedings{Avoka2018MaternalAN,
  title={Maternal and neonatal characteristics that influence very early neonatal mortality in the Eastern Regional Hospital of Ghana, Koforidua: a retrospective review},
  author={James A. Avoka and Richard M. K. Adanu and Michael Wombeogo and Issah Seidu and Elvis J. Dun-Dery},
  booktitle={BMC Research Notes},
  year={2018}
}
This study was conducted to determine the maternal and neonatal characteristics that influence very early neonatal mortality using 811 delivery records at the Eastern Regional Hospital of Ghana. The very early neonatal mortality rate was 9 per 1000 live births. Multi-parity reduced the odds of very early neonatal death by 30%. Mothers with a previous… CONTINUE READING