Table 5D

All births in England linked to delivery HES records by ethnicity, 2005–2014.

Ethnicity of babyNumber of ONS birth recordsLinked to HES delivery recordNever linked to HES delivery recordLinkage rate
Bangladeshi93 07491 081199397.86
Indian199 963194 212575197.12
Pakistani272 457266 007645097.63
Black African215 621203 96211 65994.59
Black Caribbean65 04862 685236396.37
White British4239 2034140 34998 85497.67
White other547 384523 82623 55895.70
Other628 556602 16226 39495.80
Not stated415 606380 49835 10891.55
Total6676 9126464 782212 130
  • 61433.75188 Pearson χ 2 statistic.

  • 8 <- df = (rows−1)× (colums−1).

  • 0.0000 <- getting the P value from the χ2 statistics and the df.

  • Not stated includes ethnicity ticked as ‘not known’ and missing.

  • HES, Hospital Episode Statistics; ONS, Office for National Statistics.