District hospitals in Turkey [letter] / Melda Karavus
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Aslan, D.; Ozcebe, H.; Bertan, M.; Karaagaoglu, E. (2004)The study used capture-recapture methods to determine if information on births, deaths and family planning use obtained from two data sources provides the same or more complete information than that available from a single source. Five different data sources used were: village heads [mukhtars], community health volunteers, primary health care centres, maternal and child care units and local administrative units [health group presidencies] in 10 selected villages in a rural area of Turkey from May to October 1999. Although the numbers of deaths ...
Telatar, B.; Comert, S.; Vitrinel, A.; Erginoz, E. (2009)To determine regional percentile values and compare them with currently used national and international curves, we determined the birth weight, height and head and chest circumference of 3688 term neonates born in a state hospital in the Anatolian part of Istanbul, Turkey. Mean birth weight, height and head and chest circumference were 3334 [SD 494] g, 48.3 [SD 2.2] cm, 34.4 [SD 1.3] cm and 32.8 [1.9] cm respectively. For both boys and girls, the current Turkish national percentile curves overestimate the birth weight, height and head circumference ...