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#1Cara Jane Bergo (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)
#2Arden Handler (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 31
Last. Kristin Rankin (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 28
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INTRODUCTION Maternal mortality and morbidity rates have risen significantly yet, little research has focused on how severe maternal morbidity (SMM) is associated with future reproductive health, such as birth spacing or the likelihood of subsequent SMM. This study focuses on the risk of SMM recurrence and the association of interpregnancy intervals with SMM. METHODS This population-based, retrospective cohort study used Iowa hospital discharge data longitudinally linked to birth certificate dat...
#1Andrew J. MacGregorH-Index: 18
#2James M. ZourisH-Index: 5
Last. Judy L. Dye (Leidos)H-Index: 12
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PURPOSE The role of women in the United States military is expanding. Women are now authorized to serve in all military occupations, including special operations and frontline combat units, which places them at increased risk of combat exposure and injury. Little is known regarding the impact of these injuries on the health of military women. METHODS We conducted a retrospective matched cohort study of women service members who were injured during combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Injur...
#1Haobing Qian (UI: University of Iowa)
#2George L. Wehby (NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research)H-Index: 33
BACKGROUND More than one-half of U.S. states have enacted Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) programs. Yet little is known about the effects of state EITC programs on the health of recipients. This study examines the effects of refundable and nonrefundable state EITC programs on health of single low-educated women of childbearing age with two or more children, the group receiving the highest credits on average. METHODS The data come from the Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance Survey from 1993 thr...
#1Aimee R. Kroll-Desrosiers (UMMS: University of Massachusetts Medical School)H-Index: 15
#2Cathryn Glanton Holzhauer (UMMS: University of Massachusetts Medical School)H-Index: 5
Last. Kristin M. Mattocks (UMMS: University of Massachusetts Medical School)H-Index: 26
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INTRODUCTION Little is known about the rates of smoking among pregnant veterans. Our objective was to examine rates of smoking during pregnancy and factors associated with quitting smoking during pregnancy. METHODS We used data from a cohort study of pregnant veterans from 15 Veterans Health Administration facilities nationwide. Veterans who reported smoking during pregnancy were included in this analysis. Poisson regression models were used to estimate the relative risk (RR) of quitting smoking...
#1Julia Strasser (GW: George Washington University)H-Index: 2
#2Anne Rossier Markus (GW: George Washington University)H-Index: 11
Last. Susan F. Wood (GW: George Washington University)H-Index: 12
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Abstract Introduction High-quality family planning services help women to achieve their preferred family size and birth spacing, which in turn leads to improved health outcomes and better quality of life. This study investigates whether women have access to a 1-year supply of oral contraceptives (OCs) on site when they receive care at Community Health Centers and whether states require coverage for a 1-year supply. Methods This study used a concurrent, mixed-methods approach, with a single phase...
#1Jack Ludmir (Thomas Jefferson University)H-Index: 24
#2Rachel Fabi (State University of New York Upstate Medical University)H-Index: 3
#1N Mastey (UC Davis: University of California, Davis)
#1Namrata Mastey (UC Davis: University of California, Davis)
Last. Alisa B. Goldberg (Harvard University)H-Index: 23
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Abstract Objectives This study describes the prevalence of medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) among surgical abortion patients, evaluates long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) uptake after surgical abortion among patients on MOUD, and identifies predictors of immediate postabortion LARC uptake among individuals on MOUD. Methods We performed a secondary analysis of data from a retrospective observational cohort study of LARC uptake immediately after surgical abortion up to 210/7 wee...
#1Eli Y. AdashiH-Index: 80
#2Kartik K Venkatesh (OSU: Ohio State University)H-Index: 1
Last. Eugene Declercq (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 40
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#1Deborah Lefkowitz (UCR: University of California, Riverside)
#2Julie Armin (UA: University of Arizona)H-Index: 11
#1Deborah A. Cohen (AN: RAND Corporation)H-Index: 65
#1Deborah A. Cohen (AN: RAND Corporation)H-Index: 2
Last. Bing Han (AN: RAND Corporation)H-Index: 22
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Abstract Introduction Urban neighborhood parks are designed to provide easy access to recreation and physical activity. We analyzed data from the first National Study of Neighborhood Parks, which assessed the characteristics and use of a representative sample of U.S. urban neighborhood parks. This article compares factors associated with active commuting (e.g., walking) to parks among men and women and park characteristics associated with observed moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) wi...
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