Literate women make better mothers
- Effects of maternal education on infant mortality and stillbirths in Denmark: original article. Olsen, Ole; Madsen, Mette // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;06/16/99, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p128
This study examined inequalities in infant mortality in Denmark in relation to maternal educational level, and compared the inequalities to those observed in a similar study 10 years earlier. It was a register-based study of all singleton births in Denmark 1991-92, a study population of 113,814...
- Major improvements, but persisting inequalities in infant survival in Estonia 1992-2002. Koupil, Ilona; Rahu, Kaja; rahu, Mati; Karro, Helle; V�ger�, Denny // European Journal of Public Health;Feb2007, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p8
Background: Inequality in adult health increased in Estonia during the transition period after 1991. We examined inequality in infant survival from 1992 to 2002. Methods: All 132 854 singleton live births reported to the Estonian Medical Birth Registry in 1992-2001 were linked to the Estonian...
- CHILDHOOD HEALTH. Samuels, Christina A. // Education Week;10/15/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p5
The article reports on a statistical study regarding infant mortality trends in various socioeconomic households. Details are given regarding the research by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation of Princeton, New Jersey suggesting that the health of children is correlated with the amount of...
- Maternal Education, Birth Weight, and Infant Mortality in the United States. Gage, Timothy; Fang, Fu; O'Neill, Erin; DiRienzo, Greg // Demography;Apr2013, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p615
This research determines whether the observed decline in infant mortality with socioeconomic level, operationalized as maternal education (dichotomized as college or more, versus high school or less), is due to its 'indirect' effect (operating through birth weight) and/or to its 'direct' effect...
- Knowledge attitiude and practice of neonatal care among postnatal mothers. Asif Padiyath, Mohamed; Bhat, Vishnu B.; Ekambaram, Maheswari // Current Pediatric Research;Jul-Dec2010, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p147
The present study was designed to assess the knowledge and attitude of neonatal care practices among postnatal mothers in a tertiary care hospital. This descriptive study was carried out in the Neonatal Division, Department of Pediatrics of a tertiary care hospital in South India during...
- All-time low for infant mortality rate. Rose, Vera L. // American Family Physician;04/15/98, Vol. 57 Issue 8, p2015
Presents information on infant mortality rate in the United States for 1996 in relation to an annual summary of statistics published in the Pediatrics journal. Insight on life expectancy; Statistical information available; Causes of infant mortality.
- Dateline Washington. Coorsh, Richard // Consumers' Research Magazine;Mar1995, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p6
Reports on findings of a study conducted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission on the deaths of babies in the United States. Suffocation of the babies after placing them on soft bedding.
- Preventing infant mortality: An investment in the nation's future. Rowe, P. // Children Today;Jan/Feb89, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p16
Expresses concern over the US infant mortality rate, which is highest among 13 industrialized nations. A national strategy for increasing prenatal care; Increasing Medicaid. INSET: National Commission to Prevent Infant Mortality (members)..
- Infant-mortality reduction programs must address women's health issues. // Health News & Review;1993, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p7
Presents a study of infant-mortality reduction programs made by Boston University School of Medicine researchers. Interview of women who had experienced infant loss; Conditions of lives before, during and after pregnancy; Findings; Suggestions; Study of African-American women and their babies.