Table 1

Female and male births and sex ratios among Indian and Pakistani populations living in Norway

Time period (year)

Birth order of child

Indian

Pakistani

Female

Male

Sex ratio (95% CI)

Female

Male

Sex ratio (95% CI)


1969 - 1986

1

259

297

87 (73 - 102)

992

1025

97 (88 - 105)


2

197

207

95 (77 - 114)

845

904

93 (85 - 102)


3

85

79

108 (75 - 141)

598

671

89 (79 - 99)


4

26

28

93 (43 - 142)

357

370

96 (82 - 111)



1987 - 1996

1

283

250

113 (94 - 132)

726

780

93 (84 - 102)


2

208

204

102 (82 - 122)

644

642

100 (89 - 111)


3

64

103

62 (43 - 82)

565

546

103 (91 - 116)


4

12

33

36 (12 - 60)

425

427

100 (86 - 113)



1997 - 2005

1

273

235

116 (96 - 136)

1002

1092

92 (84 - 100)


2

202

237

85 (69 - 101)

836

818

102 (92 - 112)


3

68

99

69 (47 - 90)

578

575

101 (89 - 112)


4

8

17

47 (8 - 87)

289

324

89 (75 - 103)


Female and male births and respective sex ratios (i.e., female/male) with 95% confidence intervals for the study periods between 1969 and 1986, between 1987 and 1996 and between 1997 and 2005 among the Indian and Pakistani populations living in Norway.

Singh et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2010 10:40   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-10-40

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