Stillbirth rates: delivering estimates in 190 countries.

  title={Stillbirth rates: delivering estimates in 190 countries.},
  author={Cynthia K. Stanton and Joy E. Lawn and Hafiz Muhammad Abdur Rahman and Katarzyna Wilczynska-Ketende and Kenneth Hill},
  volume={367 9521},
BACKGROUND While information about 4 million neonatal deaths worldwide is limited, even less information is available for stillbirths (babies born dead in the last 12 weeks of pregnancy) and there are no published, systematic global estimates. We sought to identify available data and use these to estimate the rates and numbers of stillbirths for 190 countries for the year 2000, and provide uncertainty estimates. METHODS We assessed three sources of stillbirth data according to specified… CONTINUE READING
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