Predictors of preterm birth in Jimma town public hospitals, Jimma, Ethiopia


Kebede E. B., Terfa Y. B., Geleta B. A., Akuma A. O.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC AND NEONATAL INDIVIDUALIZED MEDICINE, vol.10, no.1, pp.1-7, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.7363/100125
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC AND NEONATAL INDIVIDUALIZED MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-7
  • Keywords: Preterm birth, predictor, magnitude, pregnancy interval, Jimma, hospitals, CARE, PREVALENCE, WEIGHT
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Preterm birth is the most fundamental reason of adverse infant outcomes. Analyzing the preterm birth and its predictor helps health caregivers and policymakers to design better strategies. This study aims to assess predictors of preterm birth in Jimma town public hospitals.