Implications for Improving Fetal Death Vital Statistics: Connecting Reporters’ Self-Identified Practices and Barriers to Third Trimester Fetal Death Data Quality in New York City

@article{Lee2015ImplicationsFI,
  title={Implications for Improving Fetal Death Vital Statistics: Connecting Reporters’ Self-Identified Practices and Barriers to Third Trimester Fetal Death Data Quality in New York City},
  author={Erica J. Lee and Amita Toprani and Elizabeth Begier and Richard Genovese and Ann M. Madsen and Melissa A Gambatese},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={20},
  pages={337-346}
}
Objectives Perinatal mortality prevention strategies that target fetal deaths often utilize vital records data sets shown to contain critical quality deficiencies. To understand the causes of deficient data, we linked survey responses of fetal death reporters with facility fetal death data quality indicators. Methods In 2011, we surveyed the person most responsible for fetal death reporting at New York City healthcare facilities on their attitudes, barriers, and practices regarding reporting… CONTINUE READING

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