Regional perinatal mortality differences in the Netherlands; care is the question

  title={Regional perinatal mortality differences in the Netherlands; care is the question},
  author={M. Tromp and M. Eskes and J. Reitsma and J. Erwich and H. Brouwers and G. C. Rijninks-van Driel and G. Bonsel and A. Ravelli},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  pages={102 - 102}
  • M. Tromp, M. Eskes, +5 authors A. Ravelli
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • BMC Public Health
  • BackgroundPerinatal mortality is an important indicator of health. European comparisons of perinatal mortality show an unfavourable position for the Netherlands. Our objective was to study regional variation in perinatal mortality within the Netherlands and to identify possible explanatory factors for the found differences.MethodsOur study population comprised of all singleton births (904,003) derived from the Netherlands Perinatal Registry for the period 2000–2004. Perinatal mortality… CONTINUE READING
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