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