A survey in the city of Pelotas in southern Brazil showed that the perinatal mortality rate was three times higher in the poorest families than in the wealthiest ones. It is also suggested that the identification of important risk factors could help to reduce perinatal mortality by indicating which mothers needed special care.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||World Health Forum|
|State||Published - 1985|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Geography, Planning and Development