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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (5): 869–923.
Published: 01 October 2005
... . Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity, and Mortality: Impact of Cardiorespiratory Fitness. Diabetes Care 28 : 391 -397. Kersh, Rogan, and James Morone. 2002 . How the Personal Becomes Political: Prohibitions, Public Health, and Obesity. Studies in American Political Development 16 : 162 -175. Kolata, Gina...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2006) 31 (4): 729–772.
Published: 01 August 2006
... two questions. First, how (if at all) is mortality related to attention? Second, how (if at all) is advocacy, in the form of organized interest group activity, related to media attention? Our analysis of the cross-disease and cross-temporal variation in media attention suggests that who suffers from a...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1999) 24 (6): 1410–1412.
Published: 01 December 1999
...Thomas A. LaVeist Anthony P. Polednak. Segregation, Poverty, and Mortality in Urban African Americans. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. 184 pp. $39.95 cloth. Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 References La Veist , T. A. 1989 . Linking Residential...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2002) 27 (2): 293–296.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Angeles, CA 90095-1656. On the Use of Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates in Studies of Income Inequality and Population Health To the editor: In our recent article published in the June 2001 issue of this journal (Mel- lor and Milyo 2001b), we demonstrate that the statistical association...
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J Health Polit Policy Law 8893515.
Published: 22 February 2021
... of candidates for elected office. This study sought to quantify the share of campaign advertising mentioning drugs in the 2012 and 2016 election cycles and to estimate the association between local drug overdose mortality and drug mentions in campaign advertising across US media markets. Methods: The...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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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. As a...
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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 a...
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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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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 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 August 2016
Figure 1 Cigarette Consumption and Respiratory Cancer Mortality, 1900–2006 Sources : Young 1998 ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2015 ; National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program, various years Figure 1. Cigarette Consumption and Respiratory More
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Published: 01 August 2016
Figure 2 Social Relationships and Mortality Source : House, Landis, and Umberson 1988 Notes : Level of social integration and age-adjusted mortality for males in prospective studies. RR= the relative risk ratio of mortality at the lowest versus highest level of social integration. Figure More
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (2): 387–407.
Published: 01 April 2017
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J Health Polit Policy Law (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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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 (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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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (3): 409–426.
Published: 01 June 1987
... situations arising when certain institutions are considered for exclusion from or inclusion in third-party payment programs. Selective contracting in local areas can potentially decrease duplication of services, reduce cost to purchasers, and lower expected mortality and morbidity for some patient groups...