Table 2

Means and proportions of outcomes by mother’s country or region of birth across ethnic groups of infants included in the analysis

Ethnicity of infantNumber of infants in groupNeonatal deaths per 1000Infant deaths per 1000Preterm births %Birth weight, mean kg (SD)
UKOriginElsewhereUKOriginElsewhereUKOriginElsewhereUKOriginElsewhereUKOriginElsewhere
White British2 891 589_117 6421.9_1.62.9_2.45.6_4.53.40 (0.55)_3.44 (0.52)
White (other)67 614246 72326 1891.91.61.52.82.42.25.34.53.93.38 (0.53)3.42 (0.51)3.42 (0.50)
Indian45 13771 18216 3222.52.22.93.53.34.76.45.76.23.07 (0.51)3.12 (0.50)3.11 (0.51)
Pakistani66 860106 29271174.43.83.87.66.56.06.65.65.93.12 (0.53)3.16 (0.52)3.16 (0.52)
Bangladeshi13 70447 01622282.82.72.74.64.44.06.56.36.03.03 (0.50)3.09 (0.50)3.16 (0.51)
Black Caribbean30 06114 27831663.83.96.36.25.37.38.48.17.23.14 (0.58)3.22 (0.58)3.25 (0.59)
Black African11 206136 98458863.03.43.44.65.24.96.86.25.73.25 (0.57)3.30 (0.57)3.32 (0.56)
Total 3 126 171622 475178 560 1.9 2.6 1.9 3.0 4.0 2.9 5.6 5.4 4.8 3.39 (0.55) 3.29 (0.54) 3.38 (0.53)