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Analysis of factors associated with maternal mortality in Kenyan hospitals (2001)
Journal Article
Magadi, M., Diamond, I., & Madise, N. (2001). Analysis of factors associated with maternal mortality in Kenyan hospitals. Journal of biosocial science, 33(3), (375-389). doi:10.1017/S0021932001003753. ISSN 0021-9320

This paper examines the association of the sociodemographic characteristics of women and the unobserved hospital factors with maternal mortality in Kenya using multilevel logistic regression. The data analysed comprise hospital records for 58,151 obs... Read More

Factors associated with unfavourable birth outcomes in Kenya (2001)
Journal Article
Diamond, I., Madise, N., & Magadi, M. (2001). Factors associated with unfavourable birth outcomes in Kenya. Journal of biosocial science, 33(2), 199-225. doi:10.1017/S0021932001001997

Studies addressing factors associated with adverse birth outcomes have almost exclusively been based on hospital statistics. This is a serious limitation in developing countries where the majority of births do not occur within health facilities. This... Read More