Journal of Womens Health, Issues and Care ISSN: 2325-9795

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Research Article, J Womens Health Issues Care Vol: 3 Issue: 5

Determinants of Stillbirths in a Teaching Hospital of Sikkim Province of India

Hafizur Rahman1*, Sudip Dutta2, Prerna Choudhury2, Sumit Kar3 and Parvati Nandi4
1Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Gangtok, India
2Departments of Pediatrics, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Gangtok, India
3Departments of Community Medicine, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Gangtok, India
4Departments of Internal Medicine, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Gangtok, India
Corresponding author : Dr. Hafizur Rahman
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, 5th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok-737102, Sikkim, India
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Received July 07, 2014 Accepted August 28, 2014 Published: September 02, 2014
Citation: Rahman H, Dutta S, Choudhury P, Kar S, Nandi P (2014) Determinants of Stillbirths in a Teaching Hospital of Sikkim Province of India. J Womens Health, Issues Care 3:5. doi:10.4172/2325-9795.1000164

Abstract

Determinants of Stillbirths in a Teaching Hospital of Sikkim Province of India

Every year millions of stillbirths occur and are not given enough importance in global policy. Stillbirths are becoming increasingly important as it is an indicator of quality of health service and delivery care provided. The present study evaluates the stillbirth rate and its changing trends over 10 years and its demographic and associated risk factors.

Keywords: Stillbirth rate; Antenatal care; Obstetric care

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