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Social inequalities in preterm birth in Scotland 1980-2003: findings from an area-based measure of deprivation.

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OBJECTIVE: The preterm birth rate in Scotland has been increasing in recent years. Although preterm birth rates show a social gradient, it is unclear how this gradient has been affected by the overall increase. We examined time trends in singleton live preterm birth rates in relation to area-based socio-economic indicators. DESIGN: Population-based retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Scotland. PARTICIPANTS: All singleton live births delivered in Scottish hospitals between 1980 and 2003 (n= 1...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Journal:
BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology More from this journal
Volume:
115
Issue:
1
Pages:
82-90
Publication date:
2008-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-0528
ISSN:
1470-0328
Language:
English
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pubs:236733
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uuid:246a6790-54b0-4d65-90dc-74e550848a47
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pubs:236733
Source identifiers:
236733
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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