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Causes of Perinatal Mortality in the US Collaborative Perinatal Project

Causes of Perinatal Mortality in the US Collaborative Perinatal Project The underlying causes of 80% of perinatal deaths were identified in a study of 53,518 pregnancies in the United States: 17% of the deaths were due to amniotic fluid infections, 11% to abruptio placentae, 10% to premature rupture of the membranes, 9% to congenital anomalies, 6% to large placental infarcts, and the rest to more than 20 other specific disorders. (JAMA 238:228-229, 1977) http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Causes of Perinatal Mortality in the US Collaborative Perinatal Project

JAMA , Volume 238 (3) – Jul 18, 1977

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1977 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1977.03280030036017
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Abstract

The underlying causes of 80% of perinatal deaths were identified in a study of 53,518 pregnancies in the United States: 17% of the deaths were due to amniotic fluid infections, 11% to abruptio placentae, 10% to premature rupture of the membranes, 9% to congenital anomalies, 6% to large placental infarcts, and the rest to more than 20 other specific disorders. (JAMA 238:228-229, 1977)

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 18, 1977

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