The risk of preterm delivery in women from different ethnic groups.

  title={The risk of preterm delivery in women from different ethnic groups.},
  author={Paul Aveyard and Kar Keung Cheng and Semira Manaseki and Jason O Gardosi},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={109 8},
OBJECTIVE To examine whether routinely measured variables explained the increased risk of preterm delivery in some UK ethnic groups. DESIGN Cross sectional study of deliveries recorded in the Child Health Record System. SETTING North Birmingham, UK. POPULATION All North Birmingham women delivering singletons, 1994-1997 inclusive. METHOD Logistic regression. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) for preterm delivery, defined as less than 37 weeks, less… CONTINUE READING

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