Low birthweight in rural Cameroon: an analysis of a cut-off value

Abstract Background Low birthweight (LBW) is a major predictor of early neonatal mortality which disproportionately affects low-income countries. WHO recommends regional definitions for LBW to prevent misclassifications and ensure appropriate care of babies with LBW. We conducted this study to defin...

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Main Authors: Valirie Ndip Agbor, Chobufo Ditah, Joel Noutakdie Tochie, Tsi Njim
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-01-01
Series:BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12884-018-1663-y