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Table 2 Percentage distribution of mother’s levels of education and stillbirth rates by educational level

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in stillbirth rates in Europe: measuring the gap using routine data from the Euro-Peristat Project

   Distribution of births   Stillbirth rates
Country Total Births Primary and lower secondary Higher secondary Post-secondary Total Stillbirths (SB) Overall SB rate SB rate Primay and lower secondary SB rate Higher secondary SB rate Post-secondary
  N (all stated) % % % N p 1000 p 1000 p 1000 p 1000
Austria 72069 16.9 46.1 37.0 227 3.1 4.9 3.3 2.1
BE: Brussels 22965 22.4 37.1 40.5 44 1.9 1.9 2.6 1.3
BE: Flanders 62438 12.2 39.3 48.5 179 2.9 3.8 3.6 2.0
BE: Wallonia 29546 17.8 39.9 42.2 75 2.5 4.7 2.4 1.8
Cyprus 8302 9.5 29.8 60.6 25 3.0 2.5 4.8 2.2
Czech Republic 108843 10.9 42.9 46.2 191 1.8 3.8 1.6 1.5
Denmark 58841 16.6 36.7 46.6 220 3.7 5.7 3.9 2.9
Estonia 15613 14.2 46.2 39.6 61 3.9 7.2 4.0 2.6
Finland 51775 -- 46.2 53.8 152 2.9 -- 3.3 2.6
France 14060 28.3 19.9 51.8 61 4.3 6.0 5.0 3.2
Hungary 89979 20.0 46.3 33.7 349 3.9 8.2 3.5 1.8
Italy 529166 33.0 44.2 22.7 1388 2.6 3.2 2.4 2.2
Latvia 19246 16.3 39.6 44.1 107 5.6 7.0 6.0 4.6
Lithuania 30472 12.9 29.1 58.0 136 4.5 6.1 5.2 3.7
Luxembourg 6082 21.8 30.9 47.4 29 4.8 5.3 4.8 4.5
Malta 2987 0.3 63.9 35.8 11 3.7 0.0 4.2 2.8
Norway 53705 18.7 29.0 52.3 162 3.0 3.8 3.2 2.7
Poland 408878 8.8 49.7 41.6 1629 4.0 6.5 4.6 2.8
Portugal 98618 18.1 51.2 30.7 227 2.3 3.3 2.5 1.4
Slovenia 19074 17.3 46.0 36.7 74 3.9 4.5 3.4 4.1
Spain 464657 38.3 28.4 33.2 990 2.1 2.8 1.8 1.6