Letters Babies’ ethnic diversity

Data on births by ethnic group now available for England and Wales

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a1967 (Published 06 October 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1967
  1. Kath A Moser, senior research officer,
  2. Nirupa Dattani,
  3. David A Leon,
  4. Kristina M Stanfield
  1. 1Office for National Statistics, London EC1R 1UW
  1. kath.moser{at}ons.gov.uk

    Raleigh says that ethnic origin is not known for sentinel outcomes—such as the 636 000 births and 470 000 deaths annually in England.1 However, we have just published data by ethnic group on all births in England and Wales in 2005.2 Like the …

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