Symptom-specific care-seeking behavior for sick neonates among urban poor in Lucknow, Northern India

@article{Awasthi2008SymptomspecificCB,
  title={Symptom-specific care-seeking behavior for sick neonates among urban poor in Lucknow, Northern India},
  author={Shally Awasthi and Neeraj Mohan Srivastava and Shubha Pant},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={28},
  pages={S69-S75}
}
To assess symptom-specific care-seeking practices for newborns and behavioral factors associated with them to inform strategies to enhance newborn care seeking in urban Lucknow, Northern India. This was a prospective follow-up study of consecutive 326 neonates delivered at an urban reproductive and child health (RCH) center. Focused Group Discussions (n=5) were also conducted in urban slums (n=3) at the RCH center (n=1) and at a district hospital (n=1). Overall, 326 neonates were recruited… CONTINUE READING
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