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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1990) 15 (2): 441–445.
Published: 01 April 1990
...Martha A. Field Carmel Shalev, Birth Power (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989), 201 pp., $19.95. Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 Books Reviews Carmel Shalev, Birth Power (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989), 201 pp., $19.95. Carmel Shalev believes...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1987) 12 (2): 366–368.
Published: 01 April 1987
...Eugene Declercq Raymond DeVries, Regulating Birth: Medicine, Midwives and the Law (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1985), 194 pp., $29.95. Ann Oakley, The Captured Womb: A History of the Medical Care of Pregnant Women (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1984), 337 pp., $24.95...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1984) 9 (3): 515–526.
Published: 01 June 1984
...Barbara Janowitz; Sylvia Wallace; Galba Araujo; Lorena Araujo This paper examines factors associated with the cesarean birth rate, including medical condition and method of payment, in the largest maternity hospital of Fortaleza. Brazil. Data were collected on 5996 women who delivered at the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1985) 9 (4): 725–726.
Published: 01 August 1985
...John M. Owen; James W. Vaupel Victor R. Fuchs, How We Live: An Economic Perspective on Americans from Birth to Death (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1983), 293 pp., $17.50 Copyright © 1985 by the Department of Health Administration, Duke University Press 1985...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2005) 30 (6): 1178–1182.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Brian K. Finch Dalton Conley, Kate W. Strully, and Neil G. Bennett. The Starting Gate: Birth Weight and Life Chances. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. 258 pp. $55.00 cloth; $21.95 paper. © 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Adams, M. 2001 . Validity of Birth...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1994) 19 (4): 813–835.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Chris Hafner-Eaton; Laurie K. Pearce To many Americans, the idea of home birth, the use of a “direct-entry midwife,” or both seem archaic. Although much of the professional medical community disapproves of either, state laws regarding birth choices vary dramatically and are not necessarily based on...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2000) 25 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 June 2000
...David M. Studdert; Lori A. Fritz; Troyen A. Brennan Florida's Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Plan (NICA) is the most significant experiment with compensation for medical injury yet undertaken in the United States. As NICA enters its second decade of operation, maintaining the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2000) 25 (3): 593–594.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good Deborah Kuhn McGregor. From Midwives to Medicine: The Birth of American Gynecology . New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press,1998. 272 pp. $55.00 cloth; $23.00 paper. © 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 JHPPL 25.3-05.BkRevs (565-612) 5/12/00 11:59 AM Page...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2001) 26 (6): 1291–1324.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Christopher J. Conover; Peter J. Rankin; Frank A. Sloan A comparative study was conducted in two neighboring states, Tennessee and North Carolina, to determine whether Medicaid managed care (implemented in Tennessee as TennCare) affected prenatal care, care patterns at labor-delivery, and birth...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2012) 37 (3): 551–557.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Rebekah E. Gee; Michelle M. Alletto; Anthony E. Keck Louisiana ranks forty-ninth nationally in birth outcomes indicators such as infant mortality and in the percentage of low birth weight and very low birth weight babies. This article describes the formation of the Birth Outcomes Initiative, a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2002) 27 (1): 130–132.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Allan Horwitz Eric Caplan. Mind Games: American Culture and the Birth of Psychotherapy. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998. 242 pp. $35.00 cloth. © 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Books: Review Symposium on Vulnerable Populations...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2007) 32 (1): 142–146.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Elizabeth M. Armstrong Raymond DeVries. A Pleasing Birth: Midwives and Maternity Care in the Netherlands. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2004. 296 pp. $74.50 cloth; $24.95 paper. Duke University Press 2007 Books J. Eric...
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Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 4 Life Expectancy at Birth by Percentage of GDP Spent on Health, 2006 (for Most Developed OECD Countries) Source : OECD 2009 , 2010 Figure 4. Life Expectancy at Birth by Percentage of GDP Spent on Health, 2006 (for Most Developed OECD Countries). / Source: OECD 2009, 2010 More
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Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 10 Female Life Expectancy at Birth in the United States and Four Comparably Wealthy Nations: 1950–2007 Sources : OECD.StatExtracts, various years ; UN Demographic Yearbook ( 1950 ) Figure 10. Female Life Expectancy at Birth in the United States and Four Comparably Wealthy Nations More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2004) 29 (6): 1073–1108.
Published: 01 December 2004
... they document that interactions between parental low birth weight status and prenatal environment are associated with the risk of a low birth weight, and that interactions between a child's birth weight status and early childhood environment are associated with adult socioeconomic outcomes. In this...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2002) 27 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 June 2002
... and(b) self-selection of hospitals by patients with unmeasured risk of needing NIC. The data source contains all births in short-term hospitals in New Jersey during 1990 and 1994. Both the number of days and charges for NIC are reported. Key findings are that the decision of a hospital to offer NIC...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1989) 14 (4): 707–718.
Published: 01 August 1989
...Andrew D. Freeman; John M. Freeman Sixty percent of malpractice premiums paid by obstetricians go to cover suits for alleged birth-related cerebral palsy (CP). Yet substantially less than half of that money goes to CP victims, and less than 10 percent of children with CP receive any compensation at...
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 3 Proportion of Births and Risk of Infant Mortality for Foreign-Born to US-Born Women: All Births, United States, 2007–10 Source : Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2016 Figure 3 Proportion of Births and Risk of Infant Mortality for Foreign-Born to US-Born Women: All Births More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2011) 36 (1): 187–214.
Published: 01 February 2011
... into these health disparities. We do so by first examining what is currently known about differences in morbidity and mortality for blacks and whites in the United States and the United Kingdom. We then turn to medical examination data by race and country of birth in an attempt to further untangle the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2013) 38 (2): 421–439.
Published: 01 April 2013
... people to remain in foster care until age twenty-one affects their health insurance coverage, use of family planning services, and information about birth control. We find that young women are more likely to have health insurance if they remain in foster care until their twenty-first birthday and that...