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Associations between cesarean delivery and child mortality: A national record linkage longitudinal study of 17.8 million births in Brazil

October 12, 2021

Associations between cesarean delivery and child mortality: A national record linkage longitudinal study of 17.8 million births in Brazil

In a study of linked population-based data, Enny Paixao and colleagues study the associations between cesarean section and child mortality among 17.8 million live births in Brazil.

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