SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.7 issue4Cicatrization of lesions of cutaneous leishmaniasis with a single dose of cicloguanil pamoateAn index of socio-economic status for families of pregnants attended by the Health Center "Geraldo de Paula Souza", of the School of Public Health, University of São Paulo author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Page  

Services on Demand




Related links


Revista de Saúde Pública

On-line version ISSN 1518-8787Print version ISSN 0034-8910


CIARI JR., Cyro; SIQUEIRA, Arnaldo Augusto F. de; ALMEIDA, Pedro Augusto M. de  and  ARNONI, Alfredo. Death of prematurities in the county of Osasco, S. Paulo State, Brazil. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1973, vol.7, n.4, pp.343-349. ISSN 1518-8787.

Based on data obtained from death certificates of Osasco the importance of prematurity as a cause of death is analysed. It is concluded that prematurity must be considered a problem of public health.

Keywords : Infant, premature; Infant mortality; Osasco, SP (Brazil); Public health.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf )