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Ethno-Specific Risk Factors for Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: Findings from the Born in Bradford Cohort Study

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Tomasina Stacey, Stephanie Prady, Melanie Haith-Cooper, Soo Downe, Nigel Simpson, Kate Pickett

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1394-1404
Number of pages11
JournalMATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH JOURNAL
Volume20
Issue number7
DOIs
Published1 Jul 2016

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Abstract

Objectives Preterm birth (PTB) and small for gestational age (SGA) are major causes of perinatal mortality and morbidity. Previous studies indicated a range of risk factors associated with these poor outcomes, including maternal psychosocial and economic wellbeing. This paper will explore a range of psycho-social and economic factors in an ethnically diverse population. Methods The UK’s Born in Bradford cohort study recruited pregnant women attending a routine antenatal appointment at 26–28 weeks’ gestation at the Bradford Royal Infirmary (2007–2010). This analysis includes 9680 women with singleton live births who completed the baseline questionnaire. Data regarding maternal socio-demographic and mental health were recorded. Outcome data were collected prospectively, and analysed using multivariate regression models. The primary outcomes measured were: PTB (

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