Ethnic variation in stillbirth risk and the role of maternal obesity: analysis of routine data from a London maternity unit

@inproceedings{Penn2014EthnicVI,
  title={Ethnic variation in stillbirth risk and the role of maternal obesity: analysis of routine data from a London maternity unit},
  author={Nicole Penn and Eugene Oteng-Ntim and Laura Oakley and Patricia E Doyle},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Approximately 5 in 1,000 deliveries in England and Wales result in stillbirth, with little improvement in figures over the last few decades. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between clinical and socio-demographic factors and stillbirth, with a particular focus on ethnicity and obesity. METHODS Analysis of routine maternity data on 53,293 singleton births occurring in a large London teaching hospital between 2004 and 2012. Logistic regression was used to… CONTINUE READING
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