Somali women and their pregnancy outcomes post migration: data from six receiving countries
This study investigates pregnancy outcomes of women born in Somalia compared with women born in each of the six receiving countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, Norway and Sweden, and focusing on events of labour (induction, epidural use and proportion of women using no analgesia), mode of birth (spontaneous vaginal birth, operative vaginal birth and caesarean section) and infant outcomes (preterm birth, birth weight, Apgar at 5 minutes, stillbirths and neonatal deaths).
Author(s): Small, R. et al.
Publisher: Bjog – an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology
Meta-analyses of routinely collected data on confinements and births. National or regional perinatal datasets spanning 3-6 years between 1997 and 2004 from six countries. A total of 10 431 Somali-born women and 2 168 891 receiving country-born women. Meta-analyses to compare outcomes for Somali-born and receiving country-born women across the six countries.
Cost to obtain the method/tool: Purchasable