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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 (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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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 (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 (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 (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 (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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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 (2018) 43 (5): 897–899.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Michael K. Gusmano Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 In the popular media, and occasionally in academic journals, the high rate of infant mortality in the United States is compared with rates in other wealthy countries as evidence of poor US health care system performance. How...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (2): 353–356.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Review James McGuire. Wealth, Health, and Democracy in East Asia and Latin America. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 414 pp. $95.00 cloth; $30.00 paper. An often overlooked issue in development studies and public health is the comparative politics of infant mortality. Reducing...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2011) 36 (2): 356–360.
Published: 01 April 2011
... York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 414 pp. $95.00 cloth; $30.00 paper. An often overlooked issue in development studies and public health is the comparative politics of infant mortality. Reducing infant mortality has been a vital element in ensuring citizens’ livelihood and prosper- ity...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2001) 26 (3): 487–522.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Are the Relationships? Health Services Research 35 (1): 307 -318. Flegg, A. 1982 . Inequality of Income, Illiteracy, and Medical Care as Determinants of Infant Mortality in Developing Countries. Population Studies 36 : 441 -458. Gravelle, H. 1998 . How Much of the Relation between Population Mortality...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (4): 797–814.
Published: 01 August 1990
.... 1985 . The Contribution of Low Birthweight to Infant Mortality and Childhood Morbidity. New England Journal of Medicine 312 : 82 -92. McLeod , D. 1982 . Birth Centers Deliver Lower Maternity Costs. Business Insurance , 25 October, p. 83 . McManus , M. 1983 . The Role of Medicaid...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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...