Maternal mortality, birth with a health professional and distance to obstetric care in Indonesia and Bangladesh.

@article{Scott2013MaternalMB,
  title={Maternal mortality, birth with a health professional and distance to obstetric care in Indonesia and Bangladesh.},
  author={Susana Scott and Mahbub Elahi Chowdhury and Eko Setyo Pambudi and Siti Nurul Qomariyah and Carine Ronsmans},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2013},
  volume={18 10},
  pages={1193-201}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between distance to a health facility, consulting a health professional and maternal mortality. METHODS Retrospective cohort study in Matlab, Bangladesh (1987-2005), to collect data on all pregnancies, births and deaths. In Java, Indonesia (2004-2005), an informant-based approach identified maternal deaths and a population-based survey sampled women who survived birth. Logistic regression was used to examine the influence of distance to a health facility… CONTINUE READING