Multivariate analysis of infant death in England and Wales in 2005-06, with focus on socio-economic status and deprivation.

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    • Affiliation:
      London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
      London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
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    • Abstract:
      Current health inequality targets include the goal of reducing the differential in infant mortality between social groups. This article reports on a multivariate analysis of risk factors for infant mortality, with specific focus on deprivation and socio-economic status. Data on all singleton live births in England and Wales in 2005-06 were used, and deprivation quintile (Carstairs index) was assigned to each birth using postcode at birth registration. Deprivation had a strong independent effect on infant mortality, risk of death tending to increase with increasing levels of deprivation. The strength of this relationship depended, however, on whether the babies were low birthweight, preterm or small-for-gestational-age. Trends of increasing mortality risk with increasing deprivation were strongest in the postneonatal period. Uniquely, this article reports the number and proportion of all infant deaths which would potentially be avoided if all levels of deprivation were reduced to that of the least deprived group. It estimates that one quarter of all infant deaths would potentially be avoided if deprivation levels were reduced in this way.
    • Journal Subset:
      Europe; Public Health; UK & Ireland
    • ISSN:
      1465-1645
    • MEDLINE Info:
      PMID: NLM19562908 NLM UID: 100886205
    • Publication Date:
      20090814
    • Publication Date:
      20191116
    • Accession Number:
      105367092
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      OAKLEY L et al. Multivariate analysis of infant death in England and Wales in 2005-06, with focus on socio-economic status and deprivation. Health Statistics Quarterly, [s. l.], v. 42, p. 22–39, 2009. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=105367092&custid=s6224580. Acesso em: 21 jan. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Oakley L, Maconochie N, Doyle P, et al. Multivariate analysis of infant death in England and Wales in 2005-06, with focus on socio-economic status and deprivation. Health Statistics Quarterly. 2009;42:22-39. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=105367092&custid=s6224580. Accessed January 21, 2020.
    • APA:
      Oakley L, Maconochie N, Doyle P, Dattani N, Moser K, Oakley, L., … Moser, K. (2009). Multivariate analysis of infant death in England and Wales in 2005-06, with focus on socio-economic status and deprivation. Health Statistics Quarterly, 42, 22–39. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=105367092&custid=s6224580
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Oakley L, Maconochie N, Doyle P, Dattani N, Moser K, Laura Oakley, Noreen Maconochie, Pat Doyle, Nirupa Dattani, and Kath Moser. 2009. “Multivariate Analysis of Infant Death in England and Wales in 2005-06, with Focus on Socio-Economic Status and Deprivation.” Health Statistics Quarterly 42: 22–39. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=105367092&custid=s6224580.
    • Harvard:
      Oakley L et al. (2009) ‘Multivariate analysis of infant death in England and Wales in 2005-06, with focus on socio-economic status and deprivation’, Health Statistics Quarterly, 42, pp. 22–39. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=105367092&custid=s6224580 (Accessed: 21 January 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Oakley L, Maconochie N, Doyle P, Dattani N, Moser K, Oakley, L, Maconochie, N, Doyle, P, Dattani, N & Moser, K 2009, ‘Multivariate analysis of infant death in England and Wales in 2005-06, with focus on socio-economic status and deprivation’, Health Statistics Quarterly, vol. 42, pp. 22–39, viewed 21 January 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Oakley L, et al. “Multivariate Analysis of Infant Death in England and Wales in 2005-06, with Focus on Socio-Economic Status and Deprivation.” Health Statistics Quarterly, vol. 42, Summer 2009, pp. 22–39. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=105367092&custid=s6224580.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Oakley L, Maconochie N, Doyle P, Dattani N, Moser K, Laura Oakley, Noreen Maconochie, Pat Doyle, Nirupa Dattani, and Kath Moser. “Multivariate Analysis of Infant Death in England and Wales in 2005-06, with Focus on Socio-Economic Status and Deprivation.” Health Statistics Quarterly 42 (Summer 2009): 22–39. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=105367092&custid=s6224580.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Oakley L, Maconochie N, Doyle P, Dattani N, Moser K, Oakley L, et al. Multivariate analysis of infant death in England and Wales in 2005-06, with focus on socio-economic status and deprivation. Health Statistics Quarterly [Internet]. 2009 Summer [cited 2020 Jan 21];42:22–39. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=ccm&AN=105367092&custid=s6224580