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South Korea Infant and Maternal Mortality Survey 2007-2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
2007-2008 영아 모성사망조사
Ministry of Health and Welfare (South Korea)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2007 - 12/2008
Data type

The Infant and Maternal Mortality Survey 2007-2008 measured the number and causes of maternal and infant deaths and stillbirths in Korea. The survey gathered data from medical billing and vital statistics systems. The study focused on maternal deaths that occurred within 42 days of delivery, deaths of infants less than 1 year old, and fetal deaths occurring after 22 weeks of gestation (or weight over 500 grams).