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Early elective deliveries in Mississippi: impact on health and medical care costs

Series Title(s):
Issue brief (Center for Mississippi Health Policy)
Contributor(s):
Center for Mississippi Health Policy, issuing body.
Publication:
Jackson, Mississippi, : Center for Mississippi Health Policy, November 2013
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Labor, Induced -- adverse effects
Labor, Induced -- economics
Labor, Induced -- statistics & numerical data
Forecasting
Gestational Age
Health Care Costs -- statistics & numerical data
Health Policy
Labor, Induced -- trends
State Government
Humans
Mississippi
United States
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
A large body of evidence indicates early elective birth is a major risk factor for increased neonatal illness and death, as well as a driver of medical costs. This issue brief describes the impact of early elective deliveries and examines policies designed to improve birth outcomes through postponing elective deliveries.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (4 pages))
Illustrations:
Illustrations
NLM Unique ID:
101722715 (See catalog record)
Series Title(s):
Issue brief (Center for Mississippi Health Policy)
Contributor(s):
Center for Mississippi Health Policy, issuing body.
Publication:
Jackson, Mississippi, : Center for Mississippi Health Policy, November 2013
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Labor, Induced -- adverse effects
Labor, Induced -- economics
Labor, Induced -- statistics & numerical data
Forecasting
Gestational Age
Health Care Costs -- statistics & numerical data
Health Policy
Labor, Induced -- trends
State Government
Humans
Mississippi
United States
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
A large body of evidence indicates early elective birth is a major risk factor for increased neonatal illness and death, as well as a driver of medical costs. This issue brief describes the impact of early elective deliveries and examines policies designed to improve birth outcomes through postponing elective deliveries.
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (4 pages))
Illustrations:
Illustrations
NLM Unique ID:
101722715 (See catalog record)