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Risk factors of perinatal and neonatal mortality in Alexandria, Egypt

Risk factors of perinatal and neonatal mortality in Alexandria, Egypt Original article 51 Risk factors of perinatal and neonatal mortality in Alexandria, Egypt a,b b b Mona H.A. Hassan , Magda R. Ahmed , Shehata F. Shehata and Sameh S.E. Sadek Department of Preventive Dental Sciences, Faculty of Background Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom Egypt has already achieved the goal of reducing the under-five mortality rate (U5MR) by of SaudiArabia, Department of Biostatistics, High Institute of Public Health and Department of two-thirds. However, one of the challenges that Egypt currently faces is how to reduce Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, the perinatal and neonatal mortality (PM, NM). This study aimed to identify the social and Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt biomedical risk factors contributing toward PM and NM in Alexandria, Egypt. Correspondence to Mona H.A. Hassan, Department of Participants and methods Preventive Dental Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, 21589 Jeddah, Kingdom of A case–control design was used. Cases were 150 mothers whose index pregnancy SaudiArabia terminated in perinatal (from the 28th week of pregnancy to less than 7 days after Tel: + 966 053 725 5540, + 966 026 812 661, + 20 034 250 569; e-mail: monaha59@hotmail.com birth) and neonatal deaths (from the seventh day http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association Wolters Kluwer Health

Risk factors of perinatal and neonatal mortality in Alexandria, Egypt

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© 2012 Egyptian Public Health Association
ISSN
0013-2446
DOI
10.1097/01.EPX.0000417960.79703.06
pmid
22936240

Abstract

Original article 51 Risk factors of perinatal and neonatal mortality in Alexandria, Egypt a,b b b Mona H.A. Hassan , Magda R. Ahmed , Shehata F. Shehata and Sameh S.E. Sadek Department of Preventive Dental Sciences, Faculty of Background Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom Egypt has already achieved the goal of reducing the under-five mortality rate (U5MR) by of SaudiArabia, Department of Biostatistics, High Institute of Public Health and Department of two-thirds. However, one of the challenges that Egypt currently faces is how to reduce Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, the perinatal and neonatal mortality (PM, NM). This study aimed to identify the social and Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt biomedical risk factors contributing toward PM and NM in Alexandria, Egypt. Correspondence to Mona H.A. Hassan, Department of Participants and methods Preventive Dental Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, 21589 Jeddah, Kingdom of A case–control design was used. Cases were 150 mothers whose index pregnancy SaudiArabia terminated in perinatal (from the 28th week of pregnancy to less than 7 days after Tel: + 966 053 725 5540, + 966 026 812 661, + 20 034 250 569; e-mail: monaha59@hotmail.com birth) and neonatal deaths (from the seventh day

Journal

Journal of the Egyptian Public Health AssociationWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Aug 1, 2012

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