The causes of perinatal deaths in the greater Cape Town area. A 12-month survey.S Afr Med J. 1991 Sep 21; 80(6):270-5.SA
A detailed analysis of 854 perinatal deaths according to both fetal and obstetric cause is presented. The ratio of stillbirths to neonatal deaths was 2.3:1. Almost 25% occurred in unbooked mothers. The major problems identified were preterm labour, unexplained stillbirth, abruptio placentae, infection, and protein-uric hypertension.