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Premature mortality in children aged 6–9 years with neurological impairments in rural Kenya: A cohort study

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BACKGROUND:Neurological impairments might significantly contribute to reduced life expectancy in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs). There are no empirical studies of premature mortality in children with neurological impairments in Africa. This study estimated the risk of premature mortality in children with neurological impairments and identified risk factors and causes of death. METHODS:We did a cohort study based on a two-stage epidemiological survey in the Kilifi Health and De...

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Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Oxford college:
St John's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6999-5507
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Lancet Global Health More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
12
Pages:
e1728-e1735
Publication date:
2019-10-22
Acceptance date:
2019-09-12
DOI:
EISSN:
2214-109X
Pmid:
31653591
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:1070823
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uuid:63e9e09f-4d7b-4cdb-a990-cb6d4d3a0e0e
Local pid:
pubs:1070823
Source identifiers:
1070823
Deposit date:
2020-01-03

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