Maternal and infant health characteristics of Oregon"s Indochinese refugees, 1984-85.

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Published by Oregon Dept. of Human Resources, Health Division, Health Status Monitoring, Center for Health Statistics in Portland, Ore .

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Subjects:

  • Laos (Tai people) -- Oregon.,
  • Vietnamese -- Oregon.,
  • Khmers -- Oregon.,
  • Infants (Newborn) -- Oregon -- Statistics.,
  • Mothers -- Oregon -- Statistics.,
  • Infant health services -- Oregon.

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Other titles1984-1985 maternal and infant health characteristics of Oregon"s Indochinese refugees
ContributionsOregon. Center for Health Statistics.
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Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL14411608M

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Infant Health Among Indochinese Refugees: Patterns of Infant Mortality, Birthweight and Prenatal Care in Comparative Perspective. Article (PDF Available) in Research in the sociology of health.

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Maternal mortality can be particularly high in conflict and chronic emergency settings, partly due to inaccessible maternal care. This paper examines associations of refugee-led health education, formal education, age, and parity on maternal knowledge, attitudes, and practices among reproductive-age women in refugee camps in Guinea.

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Case study 2: Emergency maternal and child health care in two districts of Pakistan Each of the two districts, Nowshera and Gujranwala, has one main government hospital serving local populations of approximately one million and million people by: In this context the infant health of Indochinese refugees is an important minority health issue about which policy-relevant research is clearly needed.

3-H Given their substantial numbers (more than one million persons, after adjusting for natural increase in the U.S. [5]), and the fact that Indochinese refugees represent a high-risk Cited by: Oregon Maternal & Child Health, Portland, Oregon.

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The last fifteen years have seen a dramatic increase in both the childbearing age and diversity of women migrating to Canada. The resulting health impact underscores the need to explore access to health services and the related maternal health outcome.

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Tag» Maternal and Child Health. The Early Childhood Access and Participation Project: Talking with Chin Families from Burma about Early Childhood Services. Kim, D. Kim, "The Effect of Parental Socioeconomic Position on the Association between Birth Outcomes and Infant Mortality in Korea: Focusing on Early and Late 's", Korea Journal of.

After more than three years of violence in Syria, Lebanon hosts over one million Syrian refugees creating significant public health concerns. Antenatal care delivery to tens of thousands of pregnant Syrian refugee women is critical to preventing maternal and fetal mortality but is not well characterized given the multiple factors obtaining health data in a displaced by: Group variation in infant and maternal characteristics may account for maternal birthplace differences in infant mortality.

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The United Nations Refugee Agency’s Health Information System issues analytical reports on the current camp conditions and trends for priority reproductive health issues.

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