IDENTIFICATION OF VARIABLES AFFECTING INFANT MORTALITY RATE IN ESKISEHIR (TURKEY)


METİNTAŞ S., ARIKAN İ., FİDAN H., KALYONCU C., GÖKTEPE M.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.26, no.1, pp.168-173, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Name: PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.168-173
  • Keywords: Infant mortality rate, Stillbirth rate, Ecological study, Risk factors, LOW-BIRTH-WEIGHT, CHILD-MORTALITY, NEIGHBORHOOD, DETERMINANTS, HEALTH, PLACE

Abstract

Objective: An understanding of the factors related to infant mortality is important. This study aimed to identify the determinants of infant mortality rate in Eskisehir (central part of Anatolia) in Turkey.