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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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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
... Certificates of Live Birth, provide individual-level information on all infants born in the United States during this period. Demographic characteristics of the mother and infant as well as information on prenatal care and smoking during pregnancy are included in the dataset. We restrict the sample...
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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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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 ) Figure 9. Infant Mortality in the United States and Four Comparably Wealthy Nations: 1950–2007. / Sources More
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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 Figure 1 Change in Infant Mortality Rates over Time in the United 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. Figure 2 Mean Infant 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 Figure 3 Proportion of Births and Risk of Infant Mortality for Foreign-Born to US-Born Women: All Births More
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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 (1989) 14 (4): 691–705.
Published: 01 August 1989
... Compensation of Impaired Infants Alleviate the Malpractice Crisis in Obstetrics? Qnthia L. Gallup, University of California, Berkeley Abstract. In 1987, Virginia initiated no-fault compensation for birth-related neu- rological injuries in an attempt to ensure...
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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 (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 (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 (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 9978103.
Published: 06 May 2022
... of state-level democratic institutions are associated with infant mortality rates, life expectancy, and midlife mortality. Findings: We find that institutions that promote political accountability are related to lower infant mortality across the states, while those that promote checks and balances...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (6): 1291–1324.
Published: 01 December 2001
... subsample. TennCare had no significant effect on infant mortality. Utilization reductions in obstetrical services were achieved with apparent spillovers to non-TennCare births, but without adverse effects overall. TennCare was neither a panacea nor an unmitigated disaster. It is a model worth examining...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (5): 873–916.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Alene Kennedy-Hendricks; Emma E. McGinty; Colleen L. Barry Abstract Opioid pain reliever addiction has increased among women of reproductive age over the last fifteen years. News media and public attention have focused on the implications of this trend for infants exposed to opioids prenatally...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1986) 11 (2): 285–294.
Published: 01 April 1986
...John M. Freeman Standard ethical approaches to decision-making which are based on rights, duties, obligations, beneficence, or best interests often seem inadequate or insufficient when applied to the individual infant, as in the case of Baby Jane Doe. A process approach which takes account of moral...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (3): 423–454.
Published: 01 June 1998
... desired outcomes, such as lowering infant mortality. Policies using entitlement grants are generally more cost effective than those that rely upon block grants. We discuss the implications of these findings for health policy more broadly and for fiscal federalism in general. Copyright © 1998 by Duke...