Increased perinatal mortality among sub-Saharan immigrants in a city-population in Sweden.

@article{Essn2000IncreasedPM,
  title={Increased perinatal mortality among sub-Saharan immigrants in a city-population in Sweden.},
  author={Birgitta Ess{\'e}n and Bertil S Hanson and Per Olof Ostergren and Paul Lindquist and Saemundur Gudmundsson},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2000},
  volume={79 9},
  pages={737-43}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to investigate whether the maternal country of origin affected the risk for perinatal mortality and to determine its relationship to risk factors. METHODS A study of 15,639 deliveries in Malmö, Sweden. Data regarding demographic factors, life-style and perinatal risk factors, together with data pertaining to outcome was obtained from the Malmö database and the Swedish Medical Birth Register. RESULTS Perinatal mortality was increased among infants to women… CONTINUE READING