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Variations in mortality in children admitted with pneumonia to Kenyan hospitals

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Background The existing case fatality estimates of inpatient childhood pneumonia in developing countries are largely from periods preceding routine use of conjugate vaccines for infant immunization and such primary studies rarely explore hospital variations in mortality. We analysed case fatality rates of children admitted to nine Kenyan hospitals with pneumonia during the era of routine infant immunization with Hib conjugate vaccine to determine if significant variations exist between hospit...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0047622

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PloS ONE Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
11
Pages:
ARTN e47622
Publication date:
2012-11-05
Acceptance date:
2012-09-18
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Source identifiers:
364453
Language:
English
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pubs:364453
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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