Jarman index related to post-perinatal mortality

Public Health. 1992 Mar;106(2):163-5. doi: 10.1016/s0033-3506(05)80394-4.


Post-perinatal infant deaths in North and Southern Derbyshire District Health Authorities were calculated by electoral ward over a period of two years and related to Jarman scores of deprivation. The deaths were categorised into clinical-pathological groupings after full confidential enquiry. The post-perinatal death rates were significantly related to Jarman score of deprivation.

MeSH terms

  • England / epidemiology
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant Mortality*
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Poverty*