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Contribution of smoking during pregnancy to inequalities in stillbirth and infant death in Scotland 1994-2003: retrospective population based study using hospital maternity records

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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...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmj.b3754

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health - National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
Napier University
Department:
School of Accountancy,Economics and Statistics
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Institution:
NHS National Services Scotland, Edinburgh
Department:
Information Services Division (ISD)
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Institution:
University of York
Department:
Hull York Medical School
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Institution:
"Sir James Spence Institute of Child Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne"
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ (British Medical Journal)` Journal website
Volume:
399
Issue:
11
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Article: b3754
Publication date:
2009-10-05
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1756-1833
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uuid:3ccba358-a8f0-45e6-b01e-4cb80f2adede
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ora:3003

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