Inequalities in perinatal and maternal health

@article{deGraaf2013InequalitiesIP,
  title={Inequalities in perinatal and maternal health},
  author={Johanna P. de Graaf and Eric A. P. Steegers and Gouke J. Bonsel},
  journal={Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={25},
  pages={98–108}
}
Purpose of review To describe inequalities in perinatal and maternal mortality, and morbidity from an international high-income country perspective. Measures of inequalities are socioeconomic status, ethnic background, and living area. Recent findings Despite decreasing overall perinatal and maternal mortality in high-income countries, perinatal and maternal health inequalities persist. Inequalities in fetal, neonatal, and maternal adverse outcome relate to specific groups of risk factors. They… 
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