Ethnicity and birth outcome: New Zealand trends 1980-2001: Part 4. Pregnancy outcomes for European/other women.

@article{Craig2004EthnicityAB,
  title={Ethnicity and birth outcome: New Zealand trends 1980-2001: Part 4. Pregnancy outcomes for European/other women.},
  author={Elizabeth D Craig and Edwin A Mitchell and Alistair W Stewart and Colin D Mantell and Alec Ekeroma},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={545-8}
}
BACKGROUND In the early 1980s European/other women made up 80% of New Zealand's population and experienced rates of preterm birth that were lower than for other ethnic groups. Rates of small for gestational age (SGA) and late fetal death were intermediate between those of Maori and Pacific women. AIMS To examine trends in preterm birth, SGA and late fetal death for European/other women during 1980-2001 and to explore risk factors which make this group vulnerable to adverse birth outcome… CONTINUE READING