Inequalities in maternal health: national cohort study of ethnic variation in severe maternal morbidities
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 ...Expand abstract
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- Citation: Knight, M. et al. (2009). 'Inequalities in maternal health: national cohort study of ethnic variation in severe maternal morbidities', BMJ 338:b542. [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 unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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