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Young children's probability of dying before and after their mother's death: a rural South African population-based surveillance study.

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BACKGROUND: There is evidence that a young child's risk of dying increases following the mother's death, but little is known about the risk when the mother becomes very ill prior to her death. We hypothesized that children would be more likely to die during the period several months before their mother's death, as well as for several months after her death. Therefore we investigated the relationship between young children's likelihood of dying and the timing of their mother's death and, in pa...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pmed.1001409

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University of Oxford
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS medicine Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
3
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Article: e1001409
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
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uuid:66a01b81-156c-4ecd-b9b9-4d2fb260ed2b
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395400
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pubs:395400

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