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Home deaths of children under 5 years in rural South Africa: a population‐based longitudinal study

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Objectives: To determine the proportion of under‐5 deaths that occurred at home in rural South Africa, whether care was sought prior to death, and determinants of home deaths amongst those who sought care.
Methods: Verbal autopsy data were used for all under‐5 deaths, 2000–2015, in two health and demographic surveillance system sites. Trends in place of death and care‐seeking were assessed. Associations between sociodemographic factors and home ... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/tmi.13239

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4020-6850
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and International Health Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
7
Pages:
862-878
Publication date:
2019-04-19
Acceptance date:
2019-04-11
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
Pmid:
31002201
Pubs id:
pubs:994619
UUID:
uuid:324eb41e-ed79-46cd-ad67-dc3433305099
Source identifiers:
994619
Local pid:
pubs:994619

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