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Type Journal Article - Obstetrics and Gynecology International
Title Geographic distribution of childbirth among adolescents in Cameroon from 2003 to 2005
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Volume 2010
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2010
URL http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ogi/2010/805165.html
Abstract
Objective. To determine the frequency and the trend of adolescents (10–19 years) in childbirth within a period of 3 years in referral maternity units in Cameroon. Method. Descriptive and retrospective study for a 3-year period (2003–2005) in referral maternity units headed by a qualified Obstetrician-Gynecologist. We analyzed the trend and geographic distribution of 8222 adolescent deliveries over 3 years. Epi Info 3.5 software was used for data analysis. Chi square test for trend was used to assess the contribution of adolescent deliveries over years. The trend was considered significant if



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