Role of health insurance on the survival of infants with congenital heart defects.

@article{Kucik2014RoleOH,
  title={Role of health insurance on the survival of infants with congenital heart defects.},
  author={James E. Kucik and Cynthia H. Cassell and Clinton J Alverson and Pamela Donohue and Jean Paul Tanner and Cynthia S. Minkovitz and Jane A. Correia and Thomas P Burke and Russell S Kirby},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2014},
  volume={104 9},
  pages={e62-70}
}
OBJECTIVES We examined the association between health insurance and survival of infants with congenital heart defects (CHDs), and whether medical insurance type contributed to racial/ethnic disparities in survival. METHODS We conducted a population-based, retrospective study on a cohort of Florida resident infants born with CHDs between 1998 and 2007. We estimated neonatal, post-neonatal, and infant survival probabilities and adjusted hazard ratios (AHRs) for individual characteristics… CONTINUE READING
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