Low birth weight babies in Sitiawan, Perak - Rural Health Survey 1997

Ab Sallam, Atiya (1999) Low birth weight babies in Sitiawan, Perak - Rural Health Survey 1997. Journal of the University of Malaya Medical Centre (JUMMEC), 4 (1). pp. 58-61. ISSN 1823-7339

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Official URL: https://jummec.um.edu.my/article/view/4434

Abstract

The single most important determinant of newborn survival and future growth is the birth weight of the infant. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO),low birth weight contributes to an estimated 9.1 million infant deaths which occur each year. ( l) it not only contributed to about 13.5% of all births at the maternity hospital in Kuala Lumpur but also to 74.8% of all deaths in 1985.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: DH
Uncontrolled Keywords: Newborn survival; future growth; birth weight; infant; maternity hospital; Sitiawan, Perak; Rural Health Survey 1997
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr Jasny Razali
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2020 01:11
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 01:11
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/24515

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