Racial and ethnic disparities in United States: stillbirth rates: trends, risk factors, and research needs.

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Source
Semin Perinatol. 2011 Aug;35(4):221-33
Publication Type
Article
Date
Aug-2011
Author
Carol J Rowland Hogue
Robert M Silver
Author Affiliation
Terry Professor of Maternal and Child Health, Professor of Epidemiology, Director, Women's and Children's Center, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
Source
Semin Perinatol. 2011 Aug;35(4):221-33
Date
Aug-2011
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Abstract
As with most adverse health outcomes, there has been long standing and persistent racial and ethnic disparity for stillbirth in the United States. In 2005, the stillbirth rate (fetal deaths =20 weeks' gestation per 1000 fetal deaths and live births) for non-Hispanic blacks was 11.13 compared with 4.79 for non-Hispanic whites. Rates were intermediate for American Indian or Alaska Natives (6.17) and Hispanics (5.44). There is racial disparity for both early (
PubMed ID
21798402 View in PubMed
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