An analytic study of the trends in perinatal and neonatal mortality rates in the State of Qatar over a 30-year period (1977 to 2007): a comparative study with regional and developed countries


SALAMEH K., RAHMAN S., AL-RIFAI H., MASOUD A., LUTFI S., ABDOUH G., ...More

JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY, vol.29, no.11, pp.765-770, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/jp.2009.89
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.765-770
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objective: This study was designed to analyze the trends and differences in perinatal and neonatal mortality rates in the State of Qatar over a period of 30 years (1977 to 2007), to examine the causes of neonatal deaths and compare them with some regional Gulf states and developed world countries.