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Stillbirth differences according to regions of origin: an analysis of the German perinatal database, 2004-2007

Anna Reeske12*, Marcus Kutschmann3, Oliver Razum1 and Jacob Spallek12

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Epidemiology & International Public Health, School of Public Health, Bielefeld University, P.O. Box 10 01 31, D-33501 Bielefeld, Germany

2 Bremen Institute for Prevention Research and Social Medicine (BIPS), Department of Prevention and Evaluation, University of Bremen, Achterstraße 30, D-28359 Bremen, Germany

3 BQS Institute for Quality and Patient Safety, Department of Medical Biometry, Kanzlerstraße 4, D-40472 Düsseldorf, Germany

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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011, 11:63  doi:10.1186/1471-2393-11-63

Published: 21 September 2011

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Table S1 - Overview of countries in the different regions of origin, according to BQS Institute. This table gives an overview of countries that are included in the variable "regions of origin", according to BQS Institute.

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Table S2 - Further characteristics of study population by mother's region of origin (in %), 2004-2007, (N = 2,623,064). Further characteristics of study population by mother's region of origin that are not shown in Table 1. Table S3 - Crude and stratified stillbirth rates and appropriate relative mortality risks according to mother's region of origin. This table shows stillbirth rates and relative mortality risks stratified for mother's region of origin as well as further socio-demographic, lifestyle-related and obstetric factors.

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