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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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10.1371/journal.pone.0095086

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Institution:
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
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
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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
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
4
Article number:
e95086
Publication date:
2014-01-01
Acceptance date:
2014-03-23
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Source identifiers:
463343
Language:
English
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2014-10-15

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