Somali women's use of maternity health services and the outcome of their pregnancies: a descriptive study comparing Somali immigrants with native-born Swedish women.

@article{Rssj2013SomaliWU,
  title={Somali women's use of maternity health services and the outcome of their pregnancies: a descriptive study comparing Somali immigrants with native-born Swedish women.},
  author={Eva Britta R{\aa}ssj{\"o} and Ulrika Byrskog and Raghad Samir and Marie Klingberg-Allvin},
  journal={Sexual & reproductive healthcare : official journal of the Swedish Association of Midwives},
  year={2013},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={99-106}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe how Somali immigrant women in a Swedish county use the antenatal care and health services, their reported and observed health problems and the outcome of their pregnancies. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective, case-control study, comparing data obtained from the records of antenatal and obstetric care for Somali born women with the same data for parity matched women born in Sweden giving birth between 2001 and 2009. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Utilisation of antenatal health care… CONTINUE READING

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