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Table 3 Perinatal mortality (Odds Ratios and crude rates) according to maternal nationality

From: Are all immigrant mothers really at risk of low birth weight and perinatal mortality? The crucial role of socio-economic status

  Per 1000 births cases = 8,225  n = 1,363,621 cases = 8,158  n = 1,341,639 cases = 6,418 n = 1,272,917 cases = 8,069  n = 1,300,321 cases = 6,378  n = 1,236,620
  Crude rates OR (95 % CI) aORa (95 % CI) aORb (95 % CI) aORc (95 % CI) aORd (95 % CI)
Belgium 5,6 1 1 1 1 1
EU27 6,9 1.25*** (1.15-1.35) 1.28*** (1.18-1.39) 1.12* (1.02-1.23) 1.06 (0.98-1.15) 1.02 (0.93-1.12)
EU 27 naturalized Belgian 4,2 0.76*** (0.64-0.89) 0.76*** (0.64-0.90) 0.76** (0.64-0.91) 0.69*** (0.58-0.81) 0.73*** (0.61-0.87)
Turkey 8,7 1.57*** (1.35-1.82) 1.55*** (1.34-1.81) 1.37*** (1.16-1.61) 0.99 (0.85-1.16) 1.06 (0.89-1.25)
Turkey naturalized Belgian 5,4 0.98 (0.82-1.17) 0.99 (0.82-1.18) 0.94 (0.77-1.14) 0.74*** (0.61-0.89) 0.80* (0.66-0.97)
Maghreb 9,6 1.73*** (1.58-1.90) 1.71*** (1.56-1.88) 1.43*** (1.29-1.59) 1.10 (0.99-1.21) 1.12* (1.01-1.25)
Maghreb naturalized Belgian 7,3 1.32*** (1.18-1.47) 1.32*** (1.18-1.48) 1.25*** (1.11-1.41) 0.94 (0.84-1.05) 1.02 (0.91-1.15)
Sub-Saharan Africa 11,0 1.99*** (1.77-2.24) 1.98*** (1.76-2.23) 1.34*** (1.15-1.55) 1.22** (1.08-1.38) 1.05 (0.91-1.23)
Sub-Saharan Africa naturalized Belgian 8,6 1.56*** (1.28-1.90) 1.57*** (1.29-1.92) 1.42** (1.14-1.77) 1.18 (0.96-1.44) 1.25 (1.00-1.56)
Eastern Europe 7,4 1.33*** (1.12-1.59) 1.30** (1.09-1.56) 1.00 (0.81-1.23) 0.68*** (0.57-0.82) 0.67*** (0.54-0.84)
Eastern Europe naturalized Belgian 4,1 0.73 (0.48-1.11) 0.70 (0.46-1.08) 0.66 (0.41-1.05) 0.52** (0.34-0.79) 0.54* (0.34-0.87)
  1. * ≤ 0.05 ** ≤ 0.01*** ≤ 0.001
  2. aadjusted for maternal age and parity
  3. badjusted for maternal age, parity and parental employment status
  4. cadjusted for maternal age, parity and maternal education
  5. dadjusted for maternal age, parity, parental employment status and maternal education