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Unemployment and stillbirth risk among foreign-born and Spanish pregnant women in Spain, 2007-2010: A multilevel analysis study

Luque-Fernandez, M. A.; Franco, Manuel; Gelaye, Bizu; Schomaker, M.; Garitano, I. G.; D'Este, Catherine; Williams, Michelle A.

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We describe stillbirth and unemployment rates by autonomous region in Spain and analyse whether women who gave birth in regions with high unemployment rates were more likely to have a stillborn. We designed a multilevel population-based observational study of births from 2007 to 2010. We defined stillbirth as the outcome, individual maternal socioeconomic and pregnancy-related characteristics as covariates, and maternal autonomous region of residence as the contextual covariate. We used...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/71306
Source: European Journal of Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1007/s10654-013-9859-y

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