Immigrants and Preterm Births: A Nationwide Epidemiological Study in Sweden
Maternal and Child Health Journal , 07/31/2012
Li X et al. – Increased risk of very preterm birth was observed for mothers from Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Africa, and Asia; these increased risk disappeared, however, in the second–generation female immigrants. Country of birth in mothers affected the risk of preterm birth; maternity care should pay special attention to women from certain population groups.