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© 2016 The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and GynaecologistsThis study investigated the scale of difference in stillbirth and neonatal death rates in Western Australia (1998–2010) by maternal ethnicity. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) mothers, African mothers and mothers from ‘Other’ ethnic backgrounds were found to have increased risk of stillbirth compared with Caucasian mothers. Babies of Indigenous mothers also had increased risk of neonatal death. The gap between the stillbirth and neonatal death rates for Indigenous mothers and non-Indigenous mothers did not close over the study period.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology|
|Publication status||Published - 3 Oct 2016|
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Closing the gap in Indigenous early childhood development: Community driven evidence, translation, policy, and practice - grow children up strong
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