Descriptive epidemiology of birth trauma in the United States in 2003.

  title={Descriptive epidemiology of birth trauma in the United States in 2003.},
  author={E. Sauber-Schatz and N. Markovi{\'c} and H. Weiss and L. Bodnar and J. Wilson and M. Pearlman},
  journal={Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology},
  volume={24 2},
  • E. Sauber-Schatz, N. Marković, +3 authors M. Pearlman
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology
  • The rate of birth trauma in the US has been reported to range between 0.2 and 37 birth traumas per 1000 births. Because of the minimal number of population-based studies and the inconsistencies among the published birth trauma rates, the rate of birth trauma in the US remains unclear. This is a cross-sectional study that was conducted using 890 582 in-hospital birth discharges from the 2003 Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Kids' Inpatient Database. A neonate was defined as having birth… CONTINUE READING
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