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Ethnic variations in severe maternal morbidity in the UK- a case control study

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BACKGROUND: Previous studies showed a higher risk of maternal morbidity amongst black and other minority ethnic (BME) groups, but were unable to investigate whether this excess risk was concentrated within specific BME groups in the UK. Our aim was to analyse the specific risks and to investigate reasons for any disparity. METHODS: Unmatched case-control analysis using data from the United Kingdom Obstetric Surveillance System (UKOSS), February 2005-January 2013. Cases were 1,753 women who ex...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0095086

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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“Beyond maternal death: Improving the quality of maternity care through national studies of “near-miss” maternal morbidity” program (Programme Grant RP-PG-0608-10038)
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
4
Pages:
Article: e95086
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
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uuid:e3bfba00-32da-4eaf-91d0-01cad9a9c611
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463343
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pubs:463343
Paper number:
4

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