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Socio-economic inequality in preterm birth: a comparative study of the Nordic countries from 1981 to 2000

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During the 1980s and 1990s, there were large social and structural changes within the Nordic countries. Here we examine time changes in risks of preterm birth by maternal educational attainment in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Information on gestational age and maternal socio-economic position was obtained from the NorCHASE database, which includes comparable population-based register data of births from Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway from 1981 to 2000. The risks of very preterm birth (12 years of education, mothers with
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftPaediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology Online
Vol/bind23
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)66-75
Antal sider10
ISSN1365-3016
DOI
StatusUdgivet - jan. 2009

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