Socioeconomic inequalities in very preterm birth rates.

  title={Socioeconomic inequalities in very preterm birth rates.},
  author={Lucy K Smith and Elizabeth S. Draper and Brad N Manktelow and Jon Dorling and David J Field},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition},
  volume={92 1},
AIMS To investigate the extent of socioeconomic inequalities in the incidence of very preterm birth over the past decade. METHODS Ecological study of all 549 618 births in the former Trent health region, UK, from 1 January 1994 to 31 December 2003. All singleton births of 22(+0) to 32(+6) weeks gestation (7 185 births) were identified from population… CONTINUE READING