Family dysfunction and Native American women who do not seek prenatal care.

@article{Tyson1999FamilyDA,
  title={Family dysfunction and Native American women who do not seek prenatal care.},
  author={Heidi Tyson and Rosemary D. Higgins and Ian Tyson},
  journal={Archives of family medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={111-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the hypotheses that, in a health system with few external barriers to care, women with no prenatal care (NPC) have higher rates of nuclear family dysfunction and disproportionate amounts of adverse neonatal outcomes compared with women with prenatal care. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING Indian Health Service system. PATIENTS Nuclear families of women not seeking prenatal care compared with those who did seek prenatal care. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Dysfunctional outcome… CONTINUE READING