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  1. Stillbirths, neonatal and post-neonatal mortality by race, birthweight and gestational age.

    Article - En anglais

    The birthweight and gestational age specific mortality of singleton Aboriginal and While infants born in Western Australia during the period 1980-86 is described.

    The analyses are based on the approximately 8000 Aboriginal and 143000 White births notified through the Western Australia Midwives'system, which were linked to perinatal and infant death records.

    Overall, stillbirth, neonatal and post-neonatal mortality risks were significantly higher (P<0.01) for Aboriginals than Whites.

    However, for specific birthweights and gestational ages, particularly for infants of lower bithweight and shorter gestation.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Mortalité, Nouveau né, Homme, Ethnie, Etude comparative, Mort né, Australie, Océanie, Poids naissance, Age gestation, Mortalité néonatale, Mortalité postnatale

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Mortality, Newborn, Human, Ethnic group, Comparative study, Stillborn, Australia, Oceania, Birth weight, Gestational age

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0312216

    Code Inist : 002B20G02. Création : 199406.