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Prevalence and Causes of Neonatal Mortality in Hormozgan Province, Southern Iran

(2017) Prevalence and Causes of Neonatal Mortality in Hormozgan Province, Southern Iran. International Journal of Pediatrics.

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Abstract Infant health care should be one of the first and most important tasks of every nation and one of the main programs of any government, because children, as a vulnerable group, have a special place in health services . Based on the findings, the number of live births in 2014 and 2015 was 39627 and 41575, respectively. The number of neonatal deaths in 2014 was 12.5%̧ while it was 10.5% in 2015. The most common causes of neonatal mortality in 2014 and 2015 were respectively premature birth defects, congenital anomalies, and respiratory infections, which were similar to previous years. it is necessary to identify the preventable factors in neonatal mortality and design the necessary interventions to reduce infant mortality.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Iran; Mortality Rate Neonate; Prevalence
Subjects: Medical Eucation
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Mother and Child Welfare Research Center
Depositing User: مرکز تحقیقات بهداشت مادر و کودک
URI: http://eprints.hums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5792

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