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International Comparisons of Fetal and Neonatal Mortality Rates in High-Income Countries: Should Exclusion Thresholds Be Based on Birth Weight or Gestational Age?

Bolumar Montrull Francisco; Barros, H.; Mika Gissler; Katarzyna Szamotulska; Jennifer Zeitlin; Luule Sakkeus; Kari Klungsøyr;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013 Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 8, issue 5 (eissn: 1932-6203, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
Abstract
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free text keywords: Neonatal Mortality Rates, High-Income Countries, Gestational age, Newborn infants -- Death, Birth weight, Research Article, Medicine, Epidemiology, Epidemiological Methods, Pediatric Epidemiology, Social Epidemiology, Global Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pregnancy, Miscarriage and Stillbirth, Pregnancy Complications, Pediatrics, Growth Retardation, Neonatology, Public Health, Child Health, R, Science, Q, RG, ta3123, ta3142, General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, General Agricultural and Biological Sciences, General Medicine
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2. Zeitlin J, Blondel B, Mohangoo AD, Cuttini M, Macfarlane A, et al. (2012) Rapid response to: Influence of definition based versus pragmatic birth registration on international comparisons of perinatal and infant mortality: population based retrospective study. BMJ.

3. Mohangoo AD, Buitendijk SE, Szamotulska K, Chalmers J, Irgens LM, et al. (2011) Gestational age patterns of fetal and neonatal mortality in Europe: results from the Euro-Peristat project. PloS one 6(11): e24727.

4. Frøen JF, Gordijn SJ, Abdel-Aleem H, Bergsjø P, Betran A, et al. (2009) Making stillbirths count, making numbers talk - issues in data collection for stillbirths. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9: 58.

5. Gissler M, Mohangoo AD, Blondel B, Chalmers J, Macfarlane A, et al. (2010) Perinatal health monitoring in Europe: results from the EURO-PERISTAT project. Inform Health Soc Care 35(2): 64-79. [OpenAIRE]

6. EURO-PERISTAT project in collaboration with SCPE, EUROCAT and EURONEOSTAT (2008) Better statistics for better health for pregnant women and their babies in 2004. European Perinatal Health Report. Available at www. europeristat.com.

7. World Health Organization. ICD-10: International Statistical Classificationof Diseases and Related Health Problems - Instruction Manual. 2. In: WHO, ed. Geneva: WHO; 2004: http: //www.who.int/classifications/icd/ icdonlineversions/en/index.html. Accessed http: //www.who.int/ classifications/icd/icdonlineversions/en/index.html accessed 25.07.2011.

8. Flenady V, Middleton P, Smith GC, Duke W, Erwich JJ, et al. (2011) Stillbirths: the way forward in high-income countries. Lancet. 377(9778): 1703-1717. [OpenAIRE]

9. Kramer MS, McLean FH, Boyd ME, Usher RH (1988) The validity of gestational age estimation by menstrual dating in term, preterm, and postterm gestations. JAMA. 260(22): 3306-8.

10. Ananth CV (2007) Menstrual versus clinical estimate of gestational age dating in the United States: temporal trends and variability in indices of perinatal outcomes. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 21 Suppl 2: 22-30.

11. Lawn JE, Blencowe H, Pattinson R, Cousens S, Kumar R, et al. (2011) Stillbirths: Where? When? Why? How to make the data count? Lancet. 377(9775): 1448-1463. [OpenAIRE]

12. Larroque B, Ancel PY, Marret S, Marchand L, Andre´ M, et al. (2008) Neurodevelopmental disabilities and special care of 5-year-old children born before 33 weeks of gestation (the EPIPAGE study): a longitudinal cohort study. Lancet. 371(9615): 813-820.

13. Vanhaesebrouck P, Allegaert K, Bottu J, Debauche C, Devlieger H, et al. (2004) The EPIBEL study: outcomes to discharge from hospital for extremely preterm infants in Belgium. Pediatrics. 114(3): 663-675. [OpenAIRE]

14. Moore T, Hennessy EM, Myles J, Johnson SJ, Draper ES, et al. (2012) Neurological and developmental outcome in extremely preterm children born in England in 1995 and 2006: the EPICure studies.BMJ. 4;345: e7961. doi:10.1136/bmj.e7961.

15. EXPRESS Group (2010) Incidence of and risk factors for neonatal morbidity after active perinatal care: extremely preterm infants study in Sweden ( E X P R E S S ) . Ac ta P a e d i a tr . 9 9 ( 7 ) : 9 7 8 - 9 2 . d o i : 1 0 . 1 1 1 1 / j . 1 6 5 1 - 2227.2010.01846.x. Epub 2010 Apr 26.

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Abstract
peer-reviewed
Subjects
free text keywords: Neonatal Mortality Rates, High-Income Countries, Gestational age, Newborn infants -- Death, Birth weight, Research Article, Medicine, Epidemiology, Epidemiological Methods, Pediatric Epidemiology, Social Epidemiology, Global Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pregnancy, Miscarriage and Stillbirth, Pregnancy Complications, Pediatrics, Growth Retardation, Neonatology, Public Health, Child Health, R, Science, Q, RG, ta3123, ta3142, General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, General Agricultural and Biological Sciences, General Medicine
29 references, page 1 of 2

1. Joseph KS, Liu S, Rouleau J, Lisonkova S, Hutcheon JA, et al. (2012) Influence ofdefinition based versus pragmatic birth registration on international comparisons of perinatal and infant mortality: population based retrospective study. BMJ 344: e746 doi:10.1136/bmj.e746.

2. Zeitlin J, Blondel B, Mohangoo AD, Cuttini M, Macfarlane A, et al. (2012) Rapid response to: Influence of definition based versus pragmatic birth registration on international comparisons of perinatal and infant mortality: population based retrospective study. BMJ.

3. Mohangoo AD, Buitendijk SE, Szamotulska K, Chalmers J, Irgens LM, et al. (2011) Gestational age patterns of fetal and neonatal mortality in Europe: results from the Euro-Peristat project. PloS one 6(11): e24727.

4. Frøen JF, Gordijn SJ, Abdel-Aleem H, Bergsjø P, Betran A, et al. (2009) Making stillbirths count, making numbers talk - issues in data collection for stillbirths. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9: 58.

5. Gissler M, Mohangoo AD, Blondel B, Chalmers J, Macfarlane A, et al. (2010) Perinatal health monitoring in Europe: results from the EURO-PERISTAT project. Inform Health Soc Care 35(2): 64-79. [OpenAIRE]

6. EURO-PERISTAT project in collaboration with SCPE, EUROCAT and EURONEOSTAT (2008) Better statistics for better health for pregnant women and their babies in 2004. European Perinatal Health Report. Available at www. europeristat.com.

7. World Health Organization. ICD-10: International Statistical Classificationof Diseases and Related Health Problems - Instruction Manual. 2. In: WHO, ed. Geneva: WHO; 2004: http: //www.who.int/classifications/icd/ icdonlineversions/en/index.html. Accessed http: //www.who.int/ classifications/icd/icdonlineversions/en/index.html accessed 25.07.2011.

8. Flenady V, Middleton P, Smith GC, Duke W, Erwich JJ, et al. (2011) Stillbirths: the way forward in high-income countries. Lancet. 377(9778): 1703-1717. [OpenAIRE]

9. Kramer MS, McLean FH, Boyd ME, Usher RH (1988) The validity of gestational age estimation by menstrual dating in term, preterm, and postterm gestations. JAMA. 260(22): 3306-8.

10. Ananth CV (2007) Menstrual versus clinical estimate of gestational age dating in the United States: temporal trends and variability in indices of perinatal outcomes. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 21 Suppl 2: 22-30.

11. Lawn JE, Blencowe H, Pattinson R, Cousens S, Kumar R, et al. (2011) Stillbirths: Where? When? Why? How to make the data count? Lancet. 377(9775): 1448-1463. [OpenAIRE]

12. Larroque B, Ancel PY, Marret S, Marchand L, Andre´ M, et al. (2008) Neurodevelopmental disabilities and special care of 5-year-old children born before 33 weeks of gestation (the EPIPAGE study): a longitudinal cohort study. Lancet. 371(9615): 813-820.

13. Vanhaesebrouck P, Allegaert K, Bottu J, Debauche C, Devlieger H, et al. (2004) The EPIBEL study: outcomes to discharge from hospital for extremely preterm infants in Belgium. Pediatrics. 114(3): 663-675. [OpenAIRE]

14. Moore T, Hennessy EM, Myles J, Johnson SJ, Draper ES, et al. (2012) Neurological and developmental outcome in extremely preterm children born in England in 1995 and 2006: the EPICure studies.BMJ. 4;345: e7961. doi:10.1136/bmj.e7961.

15. EXPRESS Group (2010) Incidence of and risk factors for neonatal morbidity after active perinatal care: extremely preterm infants study in Sweden ( E X P R E S S ) . Ac ta P a e d i a tr . 9 9 ( 7 ) : 9 7 8 - 9 2 . d o i : 1 0 . 1 1 1 1 / j . 1 6 5 1 - 2227.2010.01846.x. Epub 2010 Apr 26.

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