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Table 2 Sex ratio at birth, 1st and 2nd births, by sex of previous children, and country/region of birth of the mother: Sweden, 1980–2015

From: Changes in sex ratio at birth among immigrant groups in Sweden

Country/region 1st birth 2nd birth, first was a boy 2nd birth, first was a girl
Sex ratio 95% C.I. Sex ratio 95% C.I. Sex ratio 95% C.I.
Sweden 1.06 (1.06–1.06) 1.06 (1.05–1.06) 1.06 (1.06–1.07)
Iran, Iraq 1.06 (1.03–1.08) 1.06 (1.03–1.10) 1.05 (1.01–1.08)
Former Yugoslavia 1.08 (1.06–1.11) 1.06 (1.03–1.10) 1.05 (1.01–1.09)
Southeast Asia 1.05 (1.02–1.09) 1.06 (1.01–1.12) 1.10 (1.04–1.15)
Horn of Africa 1.04 (1.00–1.07) 1.05 (1.00–1.11) 1.09 (1.04–1.15)
Turkey 1.07 (1.03–1.11) 1.06 (1.00–1.12) 1.06 (1.00–1.12)
Poland 1.06 (1.03–1.10) 1.04 (0.98–1.10) 1.11 (1.04–1.17)
China, Korea, India 1.03 (1.00–1.07) 1.05 (0.98–1.11) 1.06 (1.00–1.13)
Syria 1.08 (1.03–1.13) 1.09 (1.02–1.17) 1.09 (1.02–1.17)
Afghanistan, Pakistan 1.05 (0.99–1.11) 1.06 (0.97–1.17) 1.02 (0.93–1.13)
Rest of Europe 1.06 (1.04–1.08) 1.06 (1.03–1.08) 1.07 (1.04–1.09)
Americas and Oceania 1.05 (1.02–1.08) 1.04 (1.00–1.09) 1.06 (1.01–1.10)
Rest of Asia 1.04 (1.01–1.08) 1.07 (1.02–1.12) 1.04 (0.99–1.09)
Rest of Africa 1.09 (1.05–1.13) 1.07 (1.01–1.12) 1.09 (1.03–1.15)
  1. 95% confidence intervals shown in parentheses. Source: Swedish population register