Rural Tanzanian women's awareness of danger signs of obstetric complications

@article{Pembe2009RuralTW,
  title={Rural Tanzanian women's awareness of danger signs of obstetric complications},
  author={Andrea B Pembe and David P. Urassa and Anders Carlstedt and Gunnila Lindmark and Lennarth Nystr{\"o}m and Elisabeth Darj},
  journal={BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={12 - 12}
}
BACKGROUND Awareness of the danger signs of obstetric complications is the essential first step in accepting appropriate and timely referral to obstetric and newborn care. The objectives of this study were to assess women's awareness of danger signs of obstetric complications and to identify associated factors in a rural district in Tanzania. METHODS A total of 1118 women who had been pregnant in the past two years were interviewed. A list of medically recognized potentially life threatening… CONTINUE READING
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