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No improvement in socioeconomic inequalities in birthweight and preterm birth over four decades: a population-based cohort study

Svetlana V Glinianaia14*, Rakesh Ghosh2, Judith Rankin1, Mark S Pearce1, Louise Parker3 and Tanja Pless-Mulloli1

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1 Institute of Health & Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK

2 Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, USA

3 Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada

4 Institute of Health & Society, Newcastle University, Baddiley-Clark Building, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AX, UK

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BMC Public Health 2013, 13:345  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-345

Published: 15 April 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Mean (SD) maternal age (years) by decade of birth and by area deprivation group (Townsend deprivation score, TDS, quartile).

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