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Novel bacterial vaginosis-associated organisms mediate the relationship between vaginal douching and pelvic inflammatory disease
Objectives We sought to determine whether the relationship between a history of vaginal douching and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is mediated by endometrial infection with one or more novelExpand
Maternal Factors Associated with Mode of Delivery in a Population with a High Cesarean Section Rate
We sought to identify factors associated with mode of delivery in a peri-urban Indian population with a high cesarean section rate. Poisson regression with robust error variance was applied to modelExpand
Mode of delivery and short-term infant health outcomes: a prospective cohort study in a peri-urban Indian population
BackgroundPrevious studies have found a relationship between cesarean section delivery and adverse outcomes in the offspring, partially attributing these findings to differential development ofExpand
Measuring psychosocial stress during pregnancy: a multiple-group confirmatory factor analysis across race/ethnicity among Medicaid-covered pregnant women in the United States.
BACKGROUND Differential experiences of psychosocial stress during pregnancy may contribute to racial inequities in adverse pregnancy outcomes in the US. Valid and unbiased measurement scales areExpand
Pre-Pregnancy Intimate Partner Violence and Short Interbirth Interval: The Role of Insurance Status.
Short interbirth interval (IBI) has serious adverse health consequences, yet has an estimated prevalence of 35% in the United States. Similarly, intimate partner violence (IPV) around time ofExpand
Gender differences in the association between mental health status, hypertension, and emergency department visits in the United States.
Hypertension has been found to be elevated in people with mental illness, and this comorbidity may lead to differential emergency department use by gender. Gender differences in this association wereExpand
Adverse infant outcomes associated with caesarean section delivery in India
Abstract Background Caesarean section delivery is increasing worldwide and in India, yet little is known about the effect on infants. We examined the association between caesarean delivery andExpand
Abstract WP377: A Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Alert in the Electronic Health Record Increased Prescriptions for Smoking Cessation in Women
Introduction: The purpose of the study was to determine if incorporating a risk stratification alert in the electronic health record (EHR) improved screening of women for stroke and cardiovascular ...
Cesarean section delivery in India: an analysis of maternal factors and infant outcomes
Cesarean section (CS) delivery is increasing globally, in many countries exceeding the World Health Organization recommended upper limit of 15% of births in all regions. The CS rate is alsoExpand