5074.0 Maternal and Child Health: Epidemiology and Data

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session covers topics related to maternal and child health. The presentations will describe the use of national performance standards for program evaluation; health outcomes associated with variations on the recommended childhood immunization schedule; binge drinking prior to pregnancy; and depression during the postpartum period.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the strengths and limitations of using MCHB performance measures to track progress towards achievement of program goals and objectives. 2. Explain the ethical, methodological, and financial complexities regarding examining the childhood immunization schedule. 3. Describe the socio-demographic factors that are predictors of preconception binge drinking among women with a recent live birth in California 4. Compare the rates of self-reported postpartum depression among foreign born women to those of US native women and determine whether these rates differ based on race/ethnicity

Using Performance Measures for Program Evaluation
Vonna L. Caleb-Drayton, DrPH, Deborah K. Walker, EdD, Sara Donohue, DrPH, Sarah Ball, MPH, ScD, Keisher Highsmith, DrPH and David de la Cruz, PhD, MPH
Binge drinking by women in the preconception period, California, 2010
Maria A.L. Jocson, MD, MPH, Jennifer L. Troyan, MPH, Kathryn R. Martin, MPH, PhD, Archana R. Minnal, MPH and Michael P. Curtis, PhD

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Organized by: Maternal and Child Health
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)