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Table 3 Comparison of Hmong women to whites and other Asian subgroups with multivariate logistic regression (N = 568,652): CA, 2002–2004

From: Preterm birth among the hmong, other Asian subgroups and non-hispanic whites in California

  VPTB PTB
  aOR (95 % CI) aOR (95 % CI)
Mother’s race/ethnicity:   
Hmong 1.00 1.00
White 0.59 (0.42, 0.81) 0.70 (0.62, 0.78)
Chinese 0.56 (0.39, 0.79) 0.68 (0.60, 0.77)
Japanese 0.59 (0.38, 0.93) 0.72 (0.62, 0.84)
Korean 0.49 (0.32, 0.75) 0.58 (0.50, 0.67)
Asian Indian 0.81 (0.56, 1.16) 0.87 (0.76, 0.99)
Vietnamese 0.54 (0.37, 0.77) 0.80 (0.70, 0.91)
Cambodian 0.91 (0.59, 1.43) 1.30 (1.11, 1.51)
Filipino 1.10 (0.79, 1.53) 1.17 (1.04, 1.32)
Lao/Thai 1.08 (0.70, 1.67) 1.25 (1.07, 1.45)
  1. Notes. Bold figures indicates statistically significant differences at p < 0.05 level. Models adjusted for infant sex, maternal age, education, nativity status, parity, preeclampsia, diabetes, smoking during pregnancy, and prenatal care