Non-hospital delivery and permanent congenital and early-onset hearing loss in a developing country.

@article{Olusanya2008NonhospitalDA,
  title={Non-hospital delivery and permanent congenital and early-onset hearing loss in a developing country.},
  author={Bolajoko O Olusanya and Sheila L Wirz and Linda M. Luxon},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={115 11},
  pages={1419-27}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine the role of non-hospital delivery and other risk factors for permanent congenital and early-onset hearing loss (PCEHL) in a developing country. DESIGN Matched case-control study. SETTING Four primary healthcare centres in inner-city Lagos, Nigeria. POPULATION Fifty-six infants with PCEHL and 280 normal hearing controls matched for age and sex from a population of infants not older than 3 months attending Bacille de Calmette-Guérin… CONTINUE READING

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