Risk factors for inadequate prenatal care use in the metropolitan area of Aracaju, Northeast Brazil

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BACKGROUND The aim of prenatal care is to promote good maternal and foetal health and to identify risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes in an attempt to promptly manage and solve them. Although high prenatal care attendance is reported in most areas in Brazil, perinatal and neonatal mortalities are disproportionally high, raising doubts about the… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2393-9-31

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@article{Ribeiro2009RiskFF, title={Risk factors for inadequate prenatal care use in the metropolitan area of Aracaju, Northeast Brazil}, author={Eleonora RO Ribeiro and Alzira Maria d'Avila Nery Guimar{\~a}es and Helo{\'i}sa Bettiol and Danilo DF Lima and Maria Lu{\'i}za D{\'o}ria Almeida and Luiz Jos{\'e} de Souza and Antonio M. Silva and Ricardo Queiroz Gurgel}, journal={BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth}, year={2009}, volume={9}, pages={31 - 31} }