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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Name:
Public Health Foundation of India
Funding agency for:
Nair, M
Publisher:
James Cook University
Journal:
Rural and remote health More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
4
Pages:
2311
Publication date:
2012-10-01
EISSN:
1445-6354
ISSN:
1445-6354
Language:
English
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pubs:363868
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uuid:89aa4d94-bee5-429f-aaff-a72515698b88
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pubs:363868
Source identifiers:
363868
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2013-11-17

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