The global network: a prospective study of stillbirths in developing countries.

@article{Mcclure2007TheGN,
  title={The global network: a prospective study of stillbirths in developing countries.},
  author={Elizabeth M Mcclure and Linda L. Wright and Robert L Goldenberg and Shivaprasad S. Goudar and Sailajanandan N Parida and Imtiaz Jehan and Antoinette Kitoto Tshefu and Elwyn Nachanya Chomba and Fernando Althabe and Ana Mar{\'i}a P{\'e}rez Garc{\'e}s and Hillary S Harris and Richard J. Derman and Pinaki Panigrahi and Cyril M. Engmann and Pierre Buekens and M. R. Spivey Fox K. M. Hambidge and Waldemar A. Carlo},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={197 3},
  pages={247.e1-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Our goal was to determine stillbirth rates in a multisite population-based study in community settings in the developing world. STUDY DESIGN Outcomes of all community deliveries in 5 resource-poor countries (Democratic Republic of Congo, Guatemala, India, Zambia, and Pakistan) and in 1 mid-level country (Argentina) were evaluated prospectively over an 18-month period. Births of > 1000 g with no signs of life were defined as stillbirth. RESULTS Outcomes of 60,324 deliveries were… CONTINUE READING

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Increased stillbirth rates were associated significantly with lower skilled providers , out - of - hospital births , and low cesarean section rates .
Increased stillbirth rates were associated significantly with lower skilled providers , out - of - hospital births , and low cesarean section rates .
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