Trends in preterm-related infant mortality by race and ethnicity, United States, 1999-2004.

@article{MacDorman2007TrendsIP,
  title={Trends in preterm-related infant mortality by race and ethnicity, United States, 1999-2004.},
  author={Marian F MacDorman and William M. Callaghan and Thomas J. Mathews and Donna L. Hoyert and Kenneth D. Kochanek},
  journal={International journal of health services : planning, administration, evaluation},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={635-41}
}
Trends in preterm-related causes of death were examined by maternal race and ethnicity. A grouping of preterm-related causes of infant death was created by identifying causes that were a direct cause or consequence of preterm birth. Cause-of-death categories were considered to be preterm-related when 75 percent or more of total infant deaths attributed to that cause were deaths of infants born preterm, and the cause was considered to be a direct consequence of preterm birth based on a clinical… CONTINUE READING

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