Maternal mortality in the former east Germany before and after reunification: changes in risk by marital status.

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This paper examines the impact of marital status on maternal mortality in the period before and the period after German reunification in the area covered by the former East Germany. Maternal mortality ratio prior to the reunification was stable and declined after reunification. This can be attributed to the adoption of a lenient reporting system from West… (More)

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@article{Razum1999MaternalMI, title={Maternal mortality in the former east Germany before and after reunification: changes in risk by marital status.}, author={O. Razum and A. Jahn and Robert W. Snow}, journal={BMJ}, year={1999}, volume={319 7217}, pages={1104-5} }