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What influences the decision to undergo institutional delivery by skilled birth attendants? A cohort study in rural Andhra Pradesh, India.

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INTRODUCTION: Despite continuing efforts to promote skilled institutional delivery, eight women die every hour in India due to causes related to pregnancy and child birth. The objectives of this study were to assess the prevalence and the determinants of institutional delivery by skilled birth attendants in a rural population in Andhra Pradesh, India. METHODS: This cross-sectional study used data from 'Young Lives', a longitudinal study on childhood poverty, and the study population was a co...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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University of Oxford
Department:
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Publisher:
James Cook University Publisher's website
Journal:
Rural and remote health Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
4
Pages:
2311
Publication date:
2012-10-05
EISSN:
1445-6354
ISSN:
1445-6354
URN:
uuid:89aa4d94-bee5-429f-aaff-a72515698b88
Source identifiers:
363868
Local pid:
pubs:363868

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