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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
338
Issue:
7696
Pages:
b542
Publication date:
2009-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Source identifiers:
236757
Language:
English
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pubs:236757
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uuid:f50a5b5b-68c6-4383-a3aa-b3f36d5aa549
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pubs:236757
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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