Improving Perinatal Regionalization for Preterm Deliveries in a Medicaid Covered Population: Initial Impact of the Arkansas ANGELS Intervention
Examines the factors associated with delivery of preterm infants at neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) hospitals in Arkansas during 2001–2006 using data from Medicaid claims and birth certificates linked to county-level demographics and medical resource characteristics. Uses county rural–urban commuting areas (RUCA codes) to determine if counties are rural, urban, or small town.
Janet M Bronstein, Songthip Ounpraseuth, Jeffrey Jonkman, et al.
Health Services Research, 46(4), 1082-1103
Maternal health and prenatal care · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Arkansas