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Social and ethnic inequalities in infant mortality: a perspective from the United kingdom.

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Social inequalities in infant mortality can be clearly demonstrated in the countries of the United Kingdom with a social gradient between different groups. Marked variations in infant mortality between ethnic groups are also evident in England and Wales, with the highest rates seen in Pakistani and Caribbean infants and the lowest rates in the white and Bangladeshi groups. Although individual risk factors for infant mortality are well understood, the reasons why certain social and ethnic grou...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Journal:
Seminars in perinatology More from this journal
Volume:
35
Issue:
4
Pages:
240-244
Publication date:
2011-08-01
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EISSN:
1558-075X
ISSN:
0146-0005
Language:
English
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uuid:6de1ec32-7cb9-45b7-9e1e-2156fc8a2312
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236816
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2012-12-19

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