Revisiting the Healthy Migrant Paradox in Perinatal Health Outcomes Through a Scoping Review in a Recent Host Country

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dc.contributorSalud Públicaes_ES
dc.contributor.authorJuárez, Sol P.-
dc.contributor.authorOrtiz Barreda, Gaby Margarita-
dc.contributor.authorAgudelo Suárez, Andrés A.-
dc.contributor.authorRonda-Pérez, Elena-
dc.contributor.otherUniversidad de Alicante. Departamento de Enfermería Comunitaria, Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública e Historia de la Cienciaes_ES
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2017, 19(1): 205-214. doi:10.1007/s10903-015-0317-7es_ES
dc.identifier.issn1557-1912 (Print)-
dc.identifier.issn1557-1920 (Online)-
dc.description.abstractAmple evidence shows that, in many developed countries, immigrants have similar or better perinatal health outcomes than natives despite facing socioeconomic disadvantages in the host country (“healthy migrant paradox” –HMP). This scoping review aims to: (1) summarize the literature on perinatal health among immigrants and natives in Spain and (2) examine whether there is evidence of the HMP in a context of recent migration. A total of 25 articles published between 1998 and 2014 were reviewed. Overall, we found evidence of the HMP in low birthweight and to a lesser extent in preterm, though the patterns vary by origin, but not in macrosomia and post-term. The results are consistent across settings, levels of adjustment, and birth year. Policies should be oriented towards identifying the modifiable risk factors leading to a higher risk of macrosomia and post-term among immigrants.es_ES
dc.description.sponsorshipSJ was funded by SIMSAM-Lund Early-life (VR # 2013-5474. PI Rignell-Hydbom). This review was carried out within the framework of a national review project across several research fields of the Subprogram of Immigration which belongs to the Health Consortium Biomedical Research Network, Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP).es_ES
dc.publisherSpringer Science+Business Media New Yorkes_ES
dc.rights© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015. The final publication is available at Springer via
dc.subjectPerinatal healthes_ES
dc.subjectGestational agees_ES
dc.subject.otherMedicina Preventiva y Salud Públicaes_ES
dc.titleRevisiting the Healthy Migrant Paradox in Perinatal Health Outcomes Through a Scoping Review in a Recent Host Countryes_ES
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