Department College of Asia Pacific Studies Position Professor
|Type||Research paper (Academic/Professional Journal)|
|Peer Review||Peer reviewed|
|Title||Sociodemographic factors associated with infant abandonment in maternity hospitals in Kazakhstan: a case–control study|
|Contribution Type||Joint Work|
|Volume, Issue, Page||129(7),pp.1010-1013|
|Author and coauthor||N. Yelissinova, A.M. Grjibovskib, A. Yelissinova, T. Rakhypbekov, Y. Semenova, Z. Smailova, S. Meirmanov|
•We studied factors associated with abandonment of infants in maternity wards in Kazakhstan.
•Being unmarried, having an unwanted pregnancy and a low birth weight baby are predictors of infant abandonment.
•Greater openness and more research are needed for identification of women at-risk and development of preventive programmes.