Maya Tabet

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OBJECTIVE This study examined the effect of body mass index (BMI) before a first uncomplicated pregnancy on maternal and fetal outcomes in a subsequent pregnancy, including preterm births, preeclampsia, cesarean delivery, small for gestational age, large for gestational age, and neonatal deaths. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a population-based cohort study (n(More)
Objectives To examine correlates of lifetime mental health services (MHS) use among pregnant women reporting prenatal depressive symptoms by race/ethnicity. Methods This cross-sectional population-based study included 81,910 pregnant women with prenatal depressive symptoms using data from the Florida Healthy Start prenatal screening program (2008–2012).(More)
BACKGROUND Gestational Weight Gain (GWG) below or above the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations increases the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes. However, it remains unknown whether the risk of adverse outcomes is affected by GWG in a previous pregnancy. We examined associations between GWG in the index (second) pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes,(More)
PURPOSE We examined the extent of geographic variability in gestational weight gain (GWG), identified areas where women have suboptimal GWG, and evaluated whether individual- and area-level factors account for such variability. METHODS We conducted a population-based cohort study including 1,385,574 women delivering term, singleton, and live births in(More)
OBJECTIVE We examined associations between observed neighborhood conditions (good/adverse) and psychosocial outcomes (stress, depressive symptoms, resilience, and sense of control) among middle-aged and older African Americans. METHODS The sample included 455 middle-aged and older African Americans examined in Wave 10 of the African American Health (AAH)(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To investigate the racial/ethnic differences in the correlates of spontaneous and medically-indicated late preterm birth (LPTB), defined as deliveries between 34 0/7 and 36 6/7 weeks gestation, among US adolescents. DESIGN Population-based, retrospective cohort study. SETTING Births in the United States to adolescents in 2012. (More)
BACKGROUND Young maternal age at first birth has been associated with poor mental health. However, few studies directly compared the prevalence of psychiatric disorders among adolescent versus adult mothers at first birth using a comprehensive diagnostic tool. This study examined the association between age at first birth and 22 current and lifetime(More)
PURPOSE This study examined the association between body mass index (BMI) changes over time and the risk of elevated depressive symptoms in a cohort of Midwestern rural adults. METHODS The longitudinal study used data from a telephone survey in 2005 including 1,475 men and women enrolled in the Walk the Ozarks to Wellness Project from 12 rural communities(More)
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