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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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 a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2018) 43 (3): 377–399.
Published: 01 June 2018
... 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 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. As a...
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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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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 April 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 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...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 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, but...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1999) 24 (6): 1410–1412.
Published: 01 December 1999
... Segregation to the Infant Mortality Race Disparity in U.S. Cities. Sociology and Social Research 73 ( 2 ): 90 -94. La Veist , T. A. 1993 . Segregation, Poverty, and Empowerment: Health Consequences for African Americans. Milbank Quarterly 71 ( 1 ): 41 -64. Yankauer , A. 1950 . The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2002) 27 (2): 293–296.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Mortality: Does the Choice of Indicator Matter? Social Science and Medicine 45 (7): 1121 -1127. Meara, E. 1999 . Inequality and Infant Health . Unpublished manuscript. Cambridge: Harvard University. Mellor, Jennifer M., and Jeffrey Milyo. 2001a . Is Exposure to Income Inequality a Public Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1991) 16 (1): 87–118.
Published: 01 February 1991
..., Policy and Law 14 ( 2 ): 309 -25. Friedman , E. 1986 . What Do Consumers Really Want? Healthcare Forum 29 (May/June): 19 -23. Gortmaker , S. L. , C. J. G. Clark, and S. N. Graven, et al. 1987 . Reducing Infant Mortality in Rural America: Evaluation of the Rural Infant Care Program...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2002) 27 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Birthweight Infants: Costs and Effectiveness . OTA-HCS-38. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office. Phibbs, C. S., J. M. Bronstein, E. Buxton, and R. H. Phibbs. 1998 . The Effects of Patient Volume and Level of Care at the Hospital of Birth on Neonatal Mortality. Journal of the American Medical...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 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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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 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 to the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2012) 37 (1): 131–140.
Published: 01 February 2012
... scientific justification. By eliminating personal belief exemptions to those childhood vaccines associated with contagious diseases that have high rates of childhood mortality, we would better protect children and would more fairly spread the burdens of this important public health program. © 2012 by Duke...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1994) 19 (1): 107–147.
Published: 01 February 1994
...Josephine Gittler The reappearance of tuberculosis as a serious public health threat points up the fallacy of the widely held assumption that medical science had conquered the communicable diseases that were once leading causes of morbidity and mortality. In devising a strategy to prevent the...