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