Birth Outcomes in a Disaster Recovery Environment: New Orleans Women After Katrina

@article{Harville2015BirthOI,
  title={Birth Outcomes in a Disaster Recovery Environment: New Orleans Women After Katrina},
  author={Emily W Harville and Gloria Giarratano and Jane Savage and Veronica Barcelona de Mendoza and TrezMarie Zotkiewicz},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={19},
  pages={2512-2522}
}
To examine how the recovery following Hurricane Katrina affected pregnancy outcomes. 308 New Orleans area pregnant women were interviewed 5–7 years after Hurricane Katrina about their exposure to the disaster (danger, damage, and injury); current disruption; and perceptions of recovery. Birthweight, gestational age, birth length, and head circumference were examined in linear models, and low birthweight (<2500 g) and preterm birth (<37 weeks) in logistic models, with adjustment for confounders… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
2 Citations
41 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 41 references

State and County QuickFacts

  • U. S. Census Bureau
  • New Orleans (city), Louisiana. 2015. http…
  • 2015
1 Excerpt

Facts for features: Hurricane Katrina recovery. Greater New Orleans Community Data Center, New Orleans, LA. https://gnocdc.s3.amazonaws.com/reports/GNOCDC_Hurricane KatrinaRecovery.pdf

  • A. Plyer
  • Accessed July
  • 2013
1 Excerpt

ceptualizing health consequences of Hurricane Katrina from the perspective of socioeconomic status decline

  • Y. K. Shi, Y. P. Li
  • Health Psychology
  • 2013

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…