oa South African Medical Journal - Perinatal mortality in the Bantu
|Article Title||Perinatal mortality in the Bantu|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Baragwanath Hospital **South African Institute for Medical Research and Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Aug 1965|
|Pages||676 - 679|
|Keyword(s)||Black population, Obstetrics and gynaecology and Perinatal mortality|
In a perinatal mortality study of 238 Bantu neonates it was found that only 4% of the deaths could be attributed directly to cerebral pathological changes despite the high incidence of cephalo-pelvic disproportion, precipitate labour and other obstetrical abnormalities.
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