Higher rate of serious perinatal events in non-Western women in Denmark

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Higher rate of serious perinatal events in non-Western women in Denmark. / Christensen, Marianne Brehm; Villadsen, Sarah Fredsted; Weber, Tom; Wilken-Jensen, Charlotte; Andersen, Anne-Marie Nybo.

In: Danish Medical Journal, Vol. 63, No. 3, A5197, 03.2016, p. 1-5.

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Christensen, MB, Villadsen, SF, Weber, T, Wilken-Jensen, C & Andersen, A-MN 2016, 'Higher rate of serious perinatal events in non-Western women in Denmark', Danish Medical Journal, vol. 63, no. 3, A5197, pp. 1-5.

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Christensen, M. B., Villadsen, S. F., Weber, T., Wilken-Jensen, C., & Andersen, A-M. N. (2016). Higher rate of serious perinatal events in non-Western women in Denmark. Danish Medical Journal, 63(3), 1-5. [A5197].

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Christensen MB, Villadsen SF, Weber T, Wilken-Jensen C, Andersen A-MN. Higher rate of serious perinatal events in non-Western women in Denmark. Danish Medical Journal. 2016 Mar;63(3):1-5. A5197.

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Christensen, Marianne Brehm ; Villadsen, Sarah Fredsted ; Weber, Tom ; Wilken-Jensen, Charlotte ; Andersen, Anne-Marie Nybo. / Higher rate of serious perinatal events in non-Western women in Denmark. In: Danish Medical Journal. 2016 ; Vol. 63, No. 3. pp. 1-5.

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title = "Higher rate of serious perinatal events in non-Western women in Denmark",
abstract = "Introduction: To elucidate possible mechanisms behind the increased risk of stillbirth and infant mortality among migrants in Denmark, this study aimed to analyse characteristics of perinatal deaths at Hvidovre Hospital 2006-2010 according to maternal country of origin.Methods: We identified children born at Hvidovre Hospital who died perinatally and included the patient files in a series of case studies. Our data were linked to data from popu­lation-covering registries in Statistics Denmark. Timing, causes of death as well as social, medical and obstetric characteristics of the parents were described according to maternal country of origin.Results: This study included 125 perinatal deaths. The data indicated that intrapartum death, death caused by maternal disease, lethal malformation and preterm birth may be more frequent among non-Western than among Danish-born women. Obesity and disposition to diabetes may also be more prevalent among the non-Western women.
Conclusion: The role of obesity, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia and severe congenital anomalies should be a main focus in improving our understanding the increased risk of perinatal death among non-Western migrant women in Denmark. Six of 28 perinatal deaths in the non-Western group were intrapartum deaths and warrants further concern.Funding: This project was funded by the Danish Council for Strategic Research as part of the SULIM project.Trial registration: The linkage of data from patient files to data from Statistics Denmark was approved by the Danish Data Protection Agency. Only anonymised data were used.",
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N2 - Introduction: To elucidate possible mechanisms behind the increased risk of stillbirth and infant mortality among migrants in Denmark, this study aimed to analyse characteristics of perinatal deaths at Hvidovre Hospital 2006-2010 according to maternal country of origin.Methods: We identified children born at Hvidovre Hospital who died perinatally and included the patient files in a series of case studies. Our data were linked to data from popu­lation-covering registries in Statistics Denmark. Timing, causes of death as well as social, medical and obstetric characteristics of the parents were described according to maternal country of origin.Results: This study included 125 perinatal deaths. The data indicated that intrapartum death, death caused by maternal disease, lethal malformation and preterm birth may be more frequent among non-Western than among Danish-born women. Obesity and disposition to diabetes may also be more prevalent among the non-Western women.
Conclusion: The role of obesity, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia and severe congenital anomalies should be a main focus in improving our understanding the increased risk of perinatal death among non-Western migrant women in Denmark. Six of 28 perinatal deaths in the non-Western group were intrapartum deaths and warrants further concern.Funding: This project was funded by the Danish Council for Strategic Research as part of the SULIM project.Trial registration: The linkage of data from patient files to data from Statistics Denmark was approved by the Danish Data Protection Agency. Only anonymised data were used.

AB - Introduction: To elucidate possible mechanisms behind the increased risk of stillbirth and infant mortality among migrants in Denmark, this study aimed to analyse characteristics of perinatal deaths at Hvidovre Hospital 2006-2010 according to maternal country of origin.Methods: We identified children born at Hvidovre Hospital who died perinatally and included the patient files in a series of case studies. Our data were linked to data from popu­lation-covering registries in Statistics Denmark. Timing, causes of death as well as social, medical and obstetric characteristics of the parents were described according to maternal country of origin.Results: This study included 125 perinatal deaths. The data indicated that intrapartum death, death caused by maternal disease, lethal malformation and preterm birth may be more frequent among non-Western than among Danish-born women. Obesity and disposition to diabetes may also be more prevalent among the non-Western women.
Conclusion: The role of obesity, gestational diabetes, preeclampsia and severe congenital anomalies should be a main focus in improving our understanding the increased risk of perinatal death among non-Western migrant women in Denmark. Six of 28 perinatal deaths in the non-Western group were intrapartum deaths and warrants further concern.Funding: This project was funded by the Danish Council for Strategic Research as part of the SULIM project.Trial registration: The linkage of data from patient files to data from Statistics Denmark was approved by the Danish Data Protection Agency. Only anonymised data were used.

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