Perinatal Health in the Rural United States, 2005


This study examined perinatal outcomes in rural areas across the United States in 2005. Low birth weight, a key indicator of the health of the U.S. population, and adequacy of prenatal care, a critical indicator of access and quality of health care, were explored to discover how they are related to rural or urban location, race, and ethnicity.






Authors Title Type Date Documents/Media
Doescher MP, Fordyce MA, Baldwin LM Predictors of negative birth outcomes in rural locations PRESENTATION 12-15-2011
Baldwin LM, Fordyce MA, Doescher MP Maternal and infant health in rural America PRESENTATION 03-14-2012