Narrowing inequalities in infant mortality in Southern Brazil.

@article{Goldani2002NarrowingII,
  title={Narrowing inequalities in infant mortality in Southern Brazil.},
  author={Marcelo Zubar{\'a}n Goldani and Rosange Benatti and Ant{\^o}nio Augusto Moura da Silva and Helo{\'i}sa Bettiol and Joel Cristiano Westphal Correa and Marcos R Tietzmann and Marco Ant{\^o}nio Barbieri},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={2002},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={478-83}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the trends of infant mortality from 1995 to 1999 according to a geographic area-based measure of maternal education in Porto Alegre, Brazil. METHODS A registry-based study was carried out and a municipal database created in 1994 was used. All live births (n=119,170) and infant deaths (n=1,934) were considered. Five different geographic areas were defined according to quintiles of the percentage of low maternal educational level (<8 years of schooling): high, medium high… CONTINUE READING
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