Journal article

Experiences, utilisation and outcomes of maternity care in England among women from different socio-economic groups: findings from the 2010 National Maternity Survey.

A Lindquist, JJ Kurinczuk, M Redshaw, M Knight

BJOG | Published : 2015

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this analysis was to explore the healthcare-seeking behaviours and experiences of maternity care among women from different socio-economic groups in order to improve understanding of why socially disadvantaged women have poorer maternal health outcomes in the UK. DESIGN: Secondary analysis of a national survey of women conducted 3 months after they had given birth. SETTING: England. SAMPLE: A total of 5332 women. METHODS: Logistic regression analysis to investigate differences in outcomes among different socio-economic groups, classified by the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Healthcare-seeking behaviours, outcomes and experiences of ma..

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