Table 1

Effect of Townsend (deprivation) score on the combined stillbirth and infant mortality rate

Townsend score (range) Total number of stillbirths and infant deaths Total number of births Mortality rate (per 1000 births) Relative risk
(95% CI)
−7.55 to −2.54393417589.411.00
−2.54 to −0.774264176510.21.08 (0.94, 1.24)
−0.77 to 0.924504174410.781.15 (0.98, 1.32)
 0.92 to 3.134954176711.851.26 (1.1, 1.44)
 3.13 to 10.796024177914.411.53 (1.35, 1.74)