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