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Inequalities in maternal health: national cohort study of ethnic variation in severe maternal morbidities

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Objective: To describe on a national basis ethnic differences in severe maternal morbidity in the United Kingdom. Design: National cohort study using the UK Obstetric Surveillance System (UKOSS). Setting: All hospitals with consultant led maternity units in the UK. Participants: 686 women with severe maternal morbidity between February 2005 and February 2006. Main outcome measures: Rates, risk ratios, and odds ratios of severe maternal morbidity in different ethnic groups. Results: 686 cases ...

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10.1136/bmj.b542

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University of Oxford
Department:
National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit
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Jennifer J. Kurinczuk
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Journal website
Volume:
338
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Article: b542
Publication date:
2009-03-05
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1756-1833
ISSN:
1759-2151
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uuid:a038c3a6-e862-4ef7-9608-3276cebb5b1e
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ora:4554
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English
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