Predictors of maternal mortality in institutional deliveries in Nigeria.

  title={Predictors of maternal mortality in institutional deliveries in Nigeria.},
  author={Adeniran Olubukola Fawole and Archana Shah and Adetokunbo O Fabanwo and Omololu Adegbola Adegbola and Adeniyi Abiodun Adewunmi and Ademuyiwa B Eniayewun and Kabir Dara and Aliyu M El-Ladan and Augustine C. Umezulike and Frank E Alu and Amos A Adebayo and Felix O Obaitan and Olanrewaju E Onala and Yalwa Usman and Abdulkareem O Sullayman and Sikiratu Kailani and Mohammed Sa'id},
  journal={African health sciences},
  volume={12 1},
BACKGROUND Maternal mortality in poor countries reflects the under-development in these societies. Global recognition of the burden of maternal mortality and the urgency for a reversal of the trend underpin the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs). OBJECTIVE To determine risk factors for maternal mortality in institutional births in Nigeria. METHOD Twenty one health facilities in three states were selected using stratified multi-stage cluster sampling strategy. Information on all delivered… CONTINUE READING
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