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J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (3): 377–399.
Published: 01 June 2018
... these dynamics through state-level case studies of two different types of issues: what type of health insurance exchange to establish as part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (Idaho and Mississippi), and how to reduce infant mortality (Florida and Georgia). We highlight four sets of issues...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (5): 877–895.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Peter Muennig; Megan M. Reynolds; Boshen Jiao; Roman Pabayo Abstract The infant mortality rate (IMR) is the rate of death of children younger than one year of age. In the United States, the IMR has been declining over time. However, it has been declining much more slowly than in other nations...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (2): 201–224.
Published: 01 April 2022
... that fluctuations in overall and race-specific infant mortality rates (IMRs) shift between the parties in power before and after the political realignment (PR), the authors apply panel data analysis methods to state-level data from the National Center for Health Statistics for the period 1915 through 2017. Net...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (2): 225–258.
Published: 01 April 2022
... with antidiscrimination law, health disparities narrowed, especially for Black women and infants (Almond, Chay, and Greenstone 2007 ; Hahn et al. 2018 ; Kaplan, Ranjit, and Burgard 2008 ; Krieger et al. 2013 ). By 1980 and the election of Ronald Reagan as US president, the nation had moved away from 1960s-era...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1977) 1 (4): 433–443.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Jerry L. Weaver There is a considerable body of literature that documents the higher infant mortality among American Blacks. This disparity has been attributed to many socioeconomic factors such as poor pre-and postnatal maternal health care, poor nutrition, inadequate housing, and so forth. Yet...
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 1 Change in Infant Mortality Rates over Time in the United States and Five Comparison Nations, 1990 and 2015 Source : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2017 Note : Numbers represent deaths per 1,000 births More
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Published: 01 October 2018
Figure 2 Mean Infant Mortality Rates for States That Did and Did Not Expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act Notes : IMR = mean infant mortality rates; colored lines indicate states that did (blue) and did not (red) expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. More
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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 More
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Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 9 Infant Mortality in the United States and Four Comparably Wealthy Nations: 1950–2007 Sources : OECD.StatExtracts, various years ; UN Demographic Yearbook ( 1950 ) More
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1989) 14 (4): 691–705.
Published: 01 August 1989
... (forthcoming). Friedman , E. , M. R. Sachtleben, and B. A. Wallace. 1979 . Infant Outcome Following Labor Induction. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 133 ( 6 ): 718 -22. General Accounting Office. 1987 . Medical Malpractice: Characteristics of Claims Closed in 1984. Washington, DC...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (2): 231–254.
Published: 01 April 1986
... 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 Civil Rights and Regulatory Wrongs: The Reagan Administration and the Medical Treatment of Handicapped Infants Lawrence D. Brown, University of Michigan Abstract. Beginning in 1982 the Reagan administration tried to impose...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (5): 527–554.
Published: 01 October 2022
... how the strength of state-level democratic institutions is associated with infant mortality rates, life expectancy, and midlife mortality. Findings: The authors find institutions that promote political accountability are associated with lower infant mortality across the states, while those...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 April 1998
...Embry M. Howell; Barbara Devaney; Marie McCormick; Karen Thiel Raykovich This article discusses how community involvement is incorporated into Healthy Start, a major initiative to reduce infant mortality in selected communities with disproportionately high levels of infant mortality. Based on site...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2000) 25 (3): 527–564.
Published: 01 June 2000
... policies, as it facilitates the mother's recovery from childbirth and promotes maternal-infant attachment. Using data from Minnesota, the state with the highest rate of female labor force participation, we examine the extent to which policies,relative to personal, job, and workplace characteristics...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (2): 271–304.
Published: 01 April 1990
...Alice Sardell The U.S. spends more of its total GNP on health services than any other nation, yet it has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the industrialized world. Young American children are immunized at rates that are one-half those of Western Europe, Canada, and Israel. In the mid...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (4): 595–636.
Published: 01 August 2007
... and risk assessment by portraying infant nutrition as a matter of safety versus danger and then creating spurious analogies. It also exploited deep-seated normative assumptions about the responsibility that mothers have to protect babies and children from harm and was insufficiently attentive...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2004) 29 (6): 1073–1108.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Kate W. Strully; Dalton Conley According to recent research, interactions between infant health and environment can play crucial roles in clustering health and economic disadvantage among certain families. Researchers have provided a clear example of such intergenerational biosocial cycles when...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 June 2002
... was associated with teaching status, the proportion of infants in the market area with documented high risk, and the market concentration of major competitors. The market share of managed care plans and the concentration of enrollment were not associated with either NIC being offered or with the standardized...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (1): 87–118.
Published: 01 February 1991
...-risk infant services, but women from counties with large Medicaid populations also more frequently bypassed nearby hospitals. Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 References Acton , J. P. 1976 . Effects of Health Insurance on the Market for Health Services. In The Role...