Secular trend, seasonality and effects of a community-based intervention on neonatal mortality: follow-up of a cluster-randomised trial in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam.

@article{Eriksson2018SecularTS,
  title={Secular trend, seasonality and effects of a community-based intervention on neonatal mortality: follow-up of a cluster-randomised trial in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam.},
  author={Leif E. B. Eriksson and Nguyen Thi Thu Nga and Dinh Thi Phuong Hoa and Duong Minh Duc and Anna Bergstr{\"o}m and Lars Wallin and Mats M{\aa}lqvist and Uwe W Ewald and Tran Quang Huy and Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy and Tran Thanh Do and Pham T. L. Lien and Lars {\AA}ke Persson and Katarina Selling},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2018},
  volume={72 9},
  pages={
          776-782
        }
}
BACKGROUND Little is know about whether the effects of community engagement interventions for child survival in low-income and middle-income settings are sustained. Seasonal variation and secular trend may blur the data. Neonatal mortality was reduced in a cluster-randomised trial in Vietnam where laywomen facilitated groups composed of local stakeholders… CONTINUE READING