Hau DK, Chami N, Duncan A, Smart LR, Hokororo A, Kayange NM, Peck RN. Post-hospital mortality in children aged 2-12 years in Tanzania: A prospective cohort study. PloS one. 13(13). e0202334. PMID: 30106987 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC6091952
Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rates of child mortality worldwide. Little is known about post-hospital outcomes after an index hospitalization for older children. We determined 12-month post-hospital mortality rate and identified factors associated with higher mortality.