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Does underutilization of prenatal care explain the excess risk for stillbirth among women with migration background in Germany?

Authors
  • Reime, Birgit
  • Lindwedel, Ulrike
  • Ertl, Karin M
  • Jacob, Carina
  • Schücking, Beate
  • Wenzlaff, Paul
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta Obstetricia Et Gynecologica Scandinavica
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2009
Volume
88
Issue
11
Pages
1276–1283
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/00016340903295584
PMID: 19832550
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

There are inconsistent relation patterns between stillbirth, area of origin and utilization of prenatal care. Among women from the Mediterranean, increasing utilization of prenatal care may result in lower stillbirth rates.

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