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  1. Female mortality in reproductive ages in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

    Article - En anglais

    An audit of all cases of female mortality in the reproductive age groups has been performed in Dar es Salaam during 1991-93.

    Multiple sources of information was used to collect information on deaths.

    None of the sources of information on death was alone adequate. 73% of the interviews was done at home.

    The mother or another close relative was interviewed in more than 70% of the cases.

    A total of 645 deaths were identified and 18% of these were related to pregnancy.

    Fever, shortness of breath and weight loss were the most common symptoms before death followed by pallor and vomiting.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Mortalité, Femelle, Tanzanie, Epidémiologie, Homme, Afrique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mortality, Female, Tanzania, Epidemiology, Human, Africa

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

    Cote : 94-0669931

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 09/06/1995.