Contribution of smoking during pregnancy to inequalities in stillbirth and infant death in Scotland 1994-2003: retrospective population based study using hospital maternity records
Objective: To quantify the contribution of smoking during pregnancy to social inequalities in stillbirth and infant death. Design: Population based retrospective cohort study. Setting: Scottish hospitals between 1994 and 2003. Participants: Records of 529317 singleton live births and 2699 stillbirths delivered at 24-44 weeks' gestation in Scotland from 1994 to 2003. Main outcome measures: Rates of stillbirth and infant, neonatal, and post-neonatal death for each deprivation category (fifths o...Expand abstract
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- Citation: Gray, R. et al. (2009). 'Contribution of smoking during pregnancy to inequalities in stillbirth and infant death in Scotland 1994-2003: retrospective population based study using hospital maternity records', BMJ 399(11), b3754. [Available at http://www.bmj.com/]. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial License, which permits use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non commercial and is otherwise in compliance with the license. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/ and http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/legalcode.
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