3138.0 Maternal Child Health - Data and Epidemiology

Monday, November 5, 2007: 10:30 AM
Evidence based public health is an increasing priority and can only be achieved with the consistent use of data.This session presents a mixture of presentations all using data to illustrate MCH issues or programs. As perinatal care has improved, we are able to focus on more discrete or subtle changes in outcomes and explore new relationships. Beyond birth certificate data, use of data from other sources has expanded to provide improved program evaluations. These efforts have expanded into international settings as well.
Session Objectives: By attending this session, participants will be able to explain how MCH data are being used to 1 - illiminate previously less well understood relationships 2 - evaluate MCH programs 3 - international settings to identify and address MCH issues 2 -
Ann M. Dozier, RN, PhD

10:30 AM
Maternal factors and risk of late preterm delivery
Jessica L. Kalia, DO, Paul Visintainer, PhD, Jordan Kase, MD and Heather Brumberg, MD, MPH
10:45 AM
Is the prevalence of abdominal wall defects in the Hudson Valley Region of New York State a public health concern?
Tania Mangones, MD, Emilie Cobert, Paul Visintainer, PhD, Sergio G. Golombek, MD, MPH and Heather Brumberg, MD, MPH
11:00 AM
Son preference, maternal health care, and infant death in rural China
Jiajian Chen, PhD, Zhenming Xie and Hongyan Liu
11:15 AM
Effects of Expanding Preventive Dental Care in Medical Offices for Young Children Covered by Medicaid
Sally Stearns, PhD, Gary Rozier, DDS, Jeongyoung Park, PhD, Bhavna Pahel and Rocio Quinonez
11:30 AM
Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) training in Zambia: Lessons learnt
N. Mugala, Doctor, W. Mutale, doctor, C. Musumali, Doctor and P. Kalesha, Doctor

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing