Department     College of Asia Pacific Studies
   Position   Professor
Language English
Publication Date 2015/07
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
Journal Public Health
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
Details Highlights
•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.
DOI 10.1016/j.puhe.2015.04.009