The Definition of Life: The Impact of Physicians' Reporting Practices on Neonatal Mortality Rate in New York City

Sharon M Ramsay
2016 Neonatology & Clinical Pediatrics  
A factor often ignored in analyses of neonatal mortality rate is the reporting practices of hospitals. This study examined hospital reporting practices by comparing hospitals where the reporting requirement of New York City Department of Health was followed and all births were reported regardless of gestational age and hospitals where gestational age was taken into account in the reporting.
doi:10.24966/ncp-878x/100014 fatcat:q77qpbtiv5fbxjgsjw53nfrnwe