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The Prevalence and Determinants of Antepartum Mental Health Problems among Women in the USA: a Nationally Representative Population-based Study

Articles of Interest: September 10, 2010

A weekly compilation of articles appearing in recently released journals and newsletters, including articles funded by AHRQ or authored by AHRQ researchers, mentioning or discussing AHRQ staff, activities, and publications/products, or other research using AHRQ data or products.

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AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles

Archives of Women's Mental Health
Witt WP, Deleire T, Hagen EW, Wichmann MA, Wisk LE, et al. The prevalence and determinants of antepartum mental health problems among women in the USA: a nationally representative population-based study. Arch Womens Ment Health 2010 Jul 29. [Epub ahead of print. Supported in part by pre-doctoral NRSA training grant T32 HS00083 (to fifth author); uses 1996-2006 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) data, citing AHRQ's MEPS Web site; cites AHRQ-authored article by Cohen, Monheit, Beauregard, Cohen, Lefkowitz, Potter, Sommers, Taylor, et al. (staff members in AHRQ’s Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends) (Inquiry, 1996-1997), which uses MEPS data.] Select to access the abstract.

Diabetes Educator
Rees Ca, Karter AJ, Young BA. Race/ethnicity, social support, and associations with diabetes self-care and clinical outcomes in NHANES. Diabetes Educ 2010 May-Jun; 36(3):435-45. [Supported by grant HS13853.] Select to access the abstract.

Ethnicity and Disease
Burris HH, Collins JW Jr. Race and preterm birth—the case for epigenetic inquiry. Ethn Dis 2010 Summer; 20(3):296-9. [Supported in part by training grant T32 HS00063.] Select to access the abstract.

Health Affairs
Mastroianni AC, Mello MM, Sommer S, Hardy M, Gallagher TH. The flaws in state 'apology' and 'disclosure' laws dilute their intended impact on malpractice suits. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1611-19. [Supported in part by grants 1 K08 HS14012-01 and 1 R01 HS16506 (both to fifth author); cites AHRQ press release "HHS Announces Patient Safety and Medical Liability Demonstration Projects: Funds Allocated to Develop, Implement, and Evaluate Patient Safety Approaches and Medical Liability Reform Models", 2010, as published on AHRQ's Web site; cites AHRQ-sponsored publication, National Survey on Consumers' Experiences with Patient Safety and Quality Information, 2004; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Gallagher et al. (J Patient Saf, 2008, Arch Intern Med, 2006, JAMA, 2003, and others), Mazar et al. (Arch Intern Med, 2004), Kachalia et al. (Jt Comm J Qual Saf, 2003), and others.] Select to access the abstract.

Zuvekas SH, Cohen JW. Paying physicians by capitation: is the past now prologue? Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1661-6. [Authors are senior economist and director of the Division of Social and Economic Research in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, respectively; uses 1996-2007 MEPS data, citing Design, Methods, and Field Results of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Medical Provider Component (MEPS MPC): 2006 Calendar Year Data, MEPS Methodology Report No. 23, 2008 and Producing State Estimates with Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Household Component, MEPS Methodology Report No. 16, 2005; cites AHRQ-authored articles by Zuvekas and Cohen (J Econ Soc Meas, 2005), which uses 1996-2000 MEPS data, and Selden et al. (researcher in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends) (J Health Econ, 1990); cites AHRQ-funded article by Rosenthal et al. (N Engl J Med, 2006).] Select to access the abstract.

Kesselheim AS, Outterson K. Fighting antibiotic resistance: marrying new financial incentives to meeting public health goals. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1689-96. [Supported in part by grant K08 HS18465-01.] Select to access the abstract.

Werner R, Stuart E, Polsky D. Public reporting drove quality gains at nursing homes. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1706-13. [Supported in part by grant R01 HS16478-01; cites AHRQ-authored articles by Mukamel, Weimer, Spector (researcher in AHRQ's Center for Delivery, Outcome, and Markets), et al. (Health Serv Res, 2008) and Zinn, Spector, et al. (Gerontologist, 2005).] Select to access the abstract.

JAMA
Hong CS, Atlas SJ, Chang Y, et al. Relationship between patient panel characteristics and primary care physician clinical performance rankings. JAMA 2010 Sep 8; 304(10):1107-13. [Supported in part by grant R18 HS 18161 (to second author); cites AHRQ-funded articles by Poon et al. (Med Care, 2010), Atlas et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2009), Rosenthal et al. (N Engl J Med, 2006 and Health Aff, 2004), and others.] Select to access the abstract.

Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety
Levtzion-Korach O, Frankel A, Alcalai H, et al. Integrating incident data from five reporting systems to assess patient safety: making sense of the elephant. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2010 Sep; 36(9):402-10. [Supported by grant HS01002.]

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Kirchhoff TK, Hammes BJ, Kehl KA, et al. Effect of a disease-specific planning intervention on surrogate understanding of patient goals for future medical treatment. J Am Geriatr Soc 2010 Jul; 58(7):1233-40. [Supported by grant 1 R01 HS13374-01.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
Hanlon JT, Handler SM, Castle NG. Antidepressant prescribing in US nursing homes between 1996 and 2006 and its relationship to staffing patterns and use of other psychotropic medications. J Am Med Dir Assoc Jun 2010; 11(5):320-4. [Supported by grant R01 HS17695.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Calderon JL, Bazargan M, Sangasubana N. A comparison of two educational methods on immigrant Latinas breast cancer knowledge and screening behaviors. J Health Care Poor Underserved 2010 Aug; (21(3 Suppl):76-90. [Supported by UCLA/Drew EXCEED Program grant P01 HS10858 and Minority Research Infrastructure Support Program (M-RISP) grant 1 R24 HS14022-01A1.] Select to access the abstract.

Psychiatric Services
Aschbrenner KA, Greenberg JS, Allen SM, et al. Subjective burden and personal gains among older patients of adults with serious mental illness. Psychiatr Serv 2010 Jun; 61(6):605-11. [Supported by grant T32 HS00011.] Select to access the abstract.

Social Science and Medicine
Meltzer D, Chung J, Khalili P, et al. Exploring the use of social network methods in designing healthcare quality improvement teams. Soc Sci Med 2010 Sep; 71(6):1119-30. [Supported by Hospital Medicine and Economics Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics (CERTs) grant U18 HS16967-01 (for which first author is private investigator.] Select to access the abstract.

AHRQ-Related Articles

American Journal of Nursing
Huber C, Blanco M. Cleaning up the discharge process: a number of components—and personnel—are crucial to success. Am J Nurs 2010 Sep; 110(9):66-9. [Cites AHRQ publication, Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation, Vol. 2: Concepts and Methodology, 2005; cites AHRQ-funded article by Greenwald, Denham, and Jack (J Patient Saf, 2007).] Select to access the abstract.

Annals of Internal Medicine
Jha AK, Orav EJ, Epstein AM. The effect of financial incentives on hospitals that serve poor patients. Ann Intern Med 2010 Sep 7; 153(5):299-306. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Werner, Goldman, and Dudley (JAMA, 2008), Rogowski et al. (Health Serv Res, 2007), and Rosenthal et al. (N Engl J Med, 2006).] Select to access the abstract.

Werner RM. Does pay-for-performance steal from the poor and give to the rich? Ann Intern Med 2010 Sep 7; 153(5):340-1. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Werner, Konetzka, and Kruse (Health Serv Res, 2009), Bazzoli et al. (J Health Econ, 2008, and Med Care Res Rev, 2007) and Werner, Goldman, and Dudley (JAMA, 2008); comments on previous article.]

Health Affairs
Langel S. Averting medical malpractice lawsuits: effective medicine—or inadequate cure? Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1565-8. [Describes funding of an expanded program for improved labor and delivery care at 16 Minnesota hospitals by a $3 million AHRQ grant as part of the Medical Liability Reform and Patient Safety Demonstration Grants program, and similar $3 million grants to Missouri-based Ascension Health System, the University of Washington, the Massachusetts State Department of Public Health, and the New York State's Unified Court System; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Studdert et al. (N Engl J Med, 2006, and Health Aff, 2004), Baldwin et al. (JAMA, 1995), Localio et al. (JAMA, 1993), and others.]

Thomas JW, Ziller EC, Thayer DA. Low costs of defensive medicine, small savings from tort reform. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1578-84. [Cites AHRQ-authored article by Hellinger and Encinosa (researchers in AHRQ's Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets) (Am J Public Health, 2006); cites AHRQ-funded articles by Katz et al. (Ann Emerg Med, 2005), Tussing and Wojtowycz et al. (Med Care, 1997), Localio et al. (JAMA, 1993), and others.] Select to access the abstract.

Carrier ER, Reschovsky JD, Mello MM, et al. Physicians' fears of malpractice lawsuits are not assuaged by tort reforms. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1585-92. [Cites Medical Liability Reform and Patient Safety: Demonstration Grants, 2010, on AHRQ Web site; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Katz et al. (Ann Emerg Med, 2005), Gallagher et al. (JAMA, 2003), and Fiscella et al. (J Fam Pract, 2000).] Select to access the abstract.

Semel ME, Resch S, Haynes AB, et al. Adopting a surgical safety checklist could save money and improve the quality of care in U.S. hospitals. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1593-9. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Pronovost et al. (N Engl J Med, 2006), Gawande et al. (Surgery, 1999), and Dranove et al. (Med Care, 1999).] Select to access the abstract.

Kirch DG, Boysen PG. Changing the culture in medical education to teach patient safety. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1600-4. [Describes AHRQ's TeamSTEPPS initiative and its implementation at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.] Select to access the abstract.

Pitts SR, Carrier ER, Rich EC, et al. Where Americans get acute care: increasingly, it's not at their doctor's office. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1620-9. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Berenson and Rich (J Gen Intern Med, 2010, and J Gen Intern Med, 2010) and Asplin et al. (JAMA, 2005).] Select to access the abstract.

Weinick RM, Burns RM, Mehrotra A. Many emergency department visits could be managed at urgent care centers and retail clinics. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1630-6. [First author is former AHRQ researcher; cites Interactive Tool and Software: Safety Net Monitoring Initiative, 2004, as published on AHRQ's Web site; cites AHRQ-funded article by Lowe and Bindman (Am J Emerg Med, 1992).] Select to access the abstract.

Thorson M, Brock J, Mitchell J, et al. Grand Junction, Colorado: how a community drew on its values to shape a superior health system. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1678-86. [Cites AHRQ-authored article by Conway and Clancy (former AHRQ researcher and AHRQ director, respectively.] Select to access the abstract.

Sandel M, Hansen M, Kahn R, et al. Medical-legal partnerships: transforming primary care by addressing the legal needs of vulnerable populations. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1697-1705. [Notes that AHRQ has "profiled the concept of medical-legal partnerships as an innovation, in both 2008 and 2010", citing Provider-Lawyer Partnerships Increase Access to Health-Related Legal Services and Improve Well-Being for Low-Income Children and Families, 2009, as published on AHRQ's Health Care Innovations Exchange Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Cubanski J, Neuman P. Medicare doesn't work as well for younger, disabled beneficiaries as it does for older enrollees. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1725-33. [Cites AHRQ-funded articles by Madden et al. (JAMA, 2008) and Soumerai et al. (Arch Intern Med, 2006).] Select to access the abstract.

Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety
Landers T, Apte M, Hyman S, et al. A comparison of methods to detect urinary tract infections using electronic data. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2010 Sep; 36(9):411-17. Cites AHRQ-authored article by Zhan (researcher in AHRQ's Center for Outcomes and Evidence), et al. (Med Care, 2009) and AHRQ-funded article by Patkar et al. (J Clin Epidemiol, 2009).]

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spies JB, Bradley LD, Guido R, et al. Outcomes from leiomyoma therapies: comparison with normal controls. Obstet Gynecol 2010 Sep; 116(3):641-52. [Cites AHRQ-authored article by Farquhar and Steiner (researcher in AHRQ's Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets) (Obstet Gynecol, 2002); cites AHRQ-funded article by Ware and Sherbourne (Med Care, 1992).] Select to access the abstract.

Janakiraman V, Ecker J. Quality in obstetric care: measuring what matters. Obstet Gynecol 2010 Sep; 116(3):728-32. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Hannan et al. (JAMA, 1994); includes two AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators (birth trauma rate and obstetric trauma rate) in a sample table of "Common Quality Measures", citing AHRQ's Patient Safety Indicators as published on AHRQ's Quality Indicators Web site.] Select to access the abstract.

Social Science and Medicine
Heikkinen H, Patja K, Jallinoja P. Smokers' accounts on the health risks of smoking: why is smoking not dangerous for me? Soc Sci Med 2010 Sep; 71(5):877-83. [Cites AHRQ-sponsored guideline Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence, 2000.] Select to access the abstract.

Aittomäki A, Martikainen P, Laaksonen M, et al. The associations of household wealth and income with self-rated health--a study on economic advantage in middle-aged Finnish men and women. Soc Sci Med 2010 Sep; 71(5):1018-26. [Cites AHRQ-funded article by Martikainen et al. (J Epidemiol Community Health, 2003) and article by Perel et al. (Diabetes Care, 2006), which use study cohort data from the Whitehall II study, previously funded by AHRQ.] Select to access the abstract.

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)/Put Prevention Into Practice (PPIP)-Related Articles

Health Affairs
Maciosek MV, Coffield AB, Flottemesch TJ, et al. Greater use of preventive services in U.S. health care could save lives at little or no cost. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1656-60. [Uses clinical preventive services recommended by the USPSTF as the basis of cost estimates for adopting these proven preventive services; cites USPSTF-related articles by Cohen, Neumann, and Weinstein (N Engl J Med, 2008), Maciosek et al. (Am J Prev Med, 2006, and Am J Prev Med, 2006), and Stone et al. (Am J Prev Med, 2000).] Select to access the abstract.

Subramanian S, Bobashev G, Morris RJ. When budgets are tight, there are better options than colonoscopies for colorectal cancer screening. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1734-40. [Notes publication of "guidelines recommending specific tests for colorectal cancer screening" by the USPSTF and other organizations; cites USPSTF-sponsored targeted, updated systematic review on screening for colorectal cancer (Ann Intern Med, 2008); cites workshop summary by Pignone, Russell, and Wagner, 2005, which cites USPSTF recommendations on colorectal cancer screening; cites AHRQ-sponsored publication, Cost-effectiveness of DNA Stool Testing to Screen for Colorectal Cancer: Report to AHRQ and CMS from the Cancer Intervention Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) for MISCAN and SimCRC Models, 2007.] Select to access the abstract.

Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association
Mallonee S, Daniels CG, Mold JW, et al. Increasing aspirin use among persons at risk for cardiovascular events in Oklahoma. J Okla State Med Assoc 2010 Jul; 103(7):254-60. [Cites USPSTF recommendations on aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (Ann Intern Med, 2009 and 2002); cites USPSTF-sponsored update of the evidence on aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (Ann Intern Med, 2009); cites USPSTF-related article by Maciosek et al. (Am J Prev Med, 2006).] Select to access the abstract.

New England Journal of Medicine
Quanstrum KH, Hayward RA. Lessons from the mammography wars. N Engl J Med 2010 Sep 9; 363(11):1076-9. [Discusses updated USPSTF breast cancer screening recommendations and associated evidence review (both published in Ann Intern Med, 2009) and previous recommendations (Ann Intern Med, 2002).] Select to access the abstract.

Obesity
Yancy WS Jr, McDuffie JR, Stechuchak KM, et al. Obesity and receipt of clinical preventive services in veterans. Obesity 2010 Sep; 18(9):1827-35. [Uses cohort definitions based on USPSTF screening guidelines for prostate cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer, and colorectal cancer.] Select to access the abstract.

Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association
Wilson JA. Colon cancer screening in the elderly: when do we stop? Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 2010; 121:94-103. [Reviews USPSTF recommendations, citing USPSTF recommendations on screening for colorectal cancer and related summary for patients (both in Ann Intern Med, 2008) and screening for colorectal cancer and related summaries for patients (both in Ann Intern Med, 2002); cites USPSTF-sponsored targeted, updated systematic review on screening for colorectal cancer and related summary for patients (both in Ann Intern Med, 2008) and systematic review on cost-effectiveness analyses of colorectal cancer screening and related summary for patients (both in Ann Intern Med, 2002).] Select to access the abstract.

Evidence-based Practice Centers-Related Articles

Annals of Internal Medicine
Coeytaux RR, Williams JW Jr, Gray RN, et al. Percutaneous heart valve replacement for aortic stenosis: state of the evidence. Ann Intern Med 2010 Sep 7; 153(5):314-24. [Supported by contract 290-02-0025 to Duke Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC); based on AHRQ technical brief, Percutaneous Heart Valve Replacement, 2010, by Duke EPC).] Select to access the abstract.

Wilson JF. In the clinic: Acute sinusitis. Ann Intern Med 2010 Sep 7; 153(5):ITC3-1-ITC3-16. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessments, Update on Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis, 2005, and Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis, 1998 (by Boston-New England Medical Center EPC.] Select to access the abstract.

Health Affairs
Wachter RM. Why diagnostic errors don't get any respect—and what can be done about them. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1605-10. [Cites AHRQ-funded systematic review on changes in rates of autopsy-detected diagnostic errors over time (Shojania et al., JAMA, 2003), performed by the University of California San Francisco-Sanford Evidence-based Practice Center; notes that "not a single diagnostic error appears among the combined total of fifty adverse events or outcomes" included in AHRQ's Patient Safety Indicators and the National Quality Forum's list of "never events", citing Patient Safety Indicators Download, 2010, as published on AHRQ's Quality Indicators Web site; cites AHRQ publication, Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation, Vol. 2: Concepts and Methodology, 2005; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Newman-Toker and Pronovost (JAMA, 2009), Pronovost et al. (N Engl J Med, 2006), Croskerry (Ann Emerg Med, 2003), and others; notes author's receipt of funding for editing AHRQ's Web Morbidity and Mortality Rounds on the Web (Web M&M) patient safety journal and Patient Safety Network Web sites.] Select to access the abstract.

Jain SH, Seidman J, Blumenthal D. How health plans, health systems, and others in the private sector can stimulate 'meaningful use'. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1667-70. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Costs and Benefits of Health Information Technology, 2006.] Select to access the abstract.

Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety
Shojania KG. The elephant of patient safety: what you see depends on how you look. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2010 Sep; 36(9):399-401. [Cites AHRQ Evidence Report/Technology Assessment, Making Healthcare Safer: A Critical Analysis of Patient Safety Practices, 2001.]

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory
Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority. Diagnostic error in acute care. Pa Patient Saf Advis 2010 Sep; 7(3):76-86. [Mentions that AHRQ's Common Formats for reporting patient safety events to patient safety organizations organizations do "not include a category specifically for diagnostic error", citing AHRQ's Common Formats page on AHRQ's Patient Safety Organizations Web site; cites AHRQ-funded systematic review on changes in rates of autopsy-detected diagnostic errors over time (Shojania et al., JAMA, 2003), performed by the University of California San Francisco-Sanford Evidence-based Practice Center; cites AHRQ public release Special Emphasis Note (SEN): AHRQ Announces Interest in Research on Diagnostic Errors in Ambulatory Care Settings, 2007, as published on the National Institutes of Health's Office of Extramural Research Web site; cites AHRQ publication, Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation, 2005; cites AHRQ-funded articles by Schiff et al. (Arch Intern Med, 2009), Kachalia et al. (Ann Emerg Med, 2007), and Gandhi et al. (Ann Intern Med, 2006); includes Self-Assessment Questions section adapted from article by Adams, 2003, published on AHRQ's Web M&M Web site.]

National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR)/National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR)-Related Articles

American Journal of Nursing
Hansen-Turton T, Bailey DN, Torres N, et al. Nurse-managed health centers. Am J Nurs 2010 Sep; 110(9):23-6. [Cites AHRQ's NHDR, 2009.]

Ethnicity and Disease
Lòpez-de FA, Hardin JW, Smith KL, et al. Associations between mental health and diabetes: findings from the South Carolina Medicaid managed care program in 2006-2008. Ethn Dis 2010 Summer; 20(3):239-43. [Cites AHRQ's NHDR, 2007.] Select to access the abstract.

Research By Others Using AHRQ Data or Products

American Journal of Nursing
Frampton SB, Guastello S. Putting patients first: patient-centered care: more than the sum of its parts. Am J Nurs 2010 Sep; 110(9):49-53. [Uses AHRQ's Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey questions/measures to compare Planetree-designated and CMS hospitals; cites AHRQ/Kaiser Family Foundation Harvard School of Public Health publication, National Survey on Consumers' Experiences with Patient Safety and Quality Information, 2004.] Select to access the abstract.

Health Affairs
Mortensen K. Copayments did not reduce Medicaid enrollees' nonemergency use of emergency departments. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1643-50. [Uses 2001-2006 MEPS data; cites AHRQ-authored article by Cohen, Monheit, Beauregard, Cohen, Lefkowitz, Potter, Sommers, Taylor, et al. (staff members in AHRQ’s Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends) (Inquiry, 1996-1997), which uses MEPS data; acknowledges assistance from Ray Kuntz, Data Center Coordinator, in accessing the restricted-use files of the AHRQ Data Center and support from AHRQ.] Select to access the abstract.

Newhouse JP. Assessing health reform's impact on four key groups of Americans. Health Aff 2010 Sep; 29(9):1714-24. [Adapted from the Eisenberg Legacy Lecture delivered May 17, 2010 in honor of former AHRQ director John Eisenberg; uses MEPS 2007 Full-Year Consolidated Jobs and Person-Round-Plan Files to calculate approximate health care spending by various groups by insurance status.] Select to access the abstract.

Pediatrics
Wilson LS, Basu R, Christenson M, et al. Pediatric HIV costs across three treatment eras from 1986 to 2007. Pediatrics 2010 Sep; 126(3):e541-e549. [Uses 1999 HCUP Kids' Inpatient Database (KID) data, citing Overview of the Kids' Inpatient Database (KID), 2008, as published on AHRQ's HCUP Web site; cites AHRQ-authored article by Fleishman and Hellinger (researchers in AHRQ's Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends and Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, respectively) (J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 2001). Also go to AHRQ-funded article by Witt et al. (Arch Womens Ment Health, 2010) and AHRQ-authored article by Zuvekas and Cohen (Health Aff, 2010) cited in AHRQ-Funded/Authored Articles.] Select to access the abstract.

Current as of September 2010
Internet Citation: The Prevalence and Determinants of Antepartum Mental Health Problems among Women in the USA: a Nationally Representative Population-based Study: Articles of Interest: September 10, 2010. September 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/news/newsroom/articles-of-interest/091010.html

 

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