The effect of Hurricane Katrina: births in the U.S. Gulf Coast region, before and after the storm.

@article{Hamilton2009TheEO,
  title={The effect of Hurricane Katrina: births in the U.S. Gulf Coast region, before and after the storm.},
  author={Brady E. Hamilton and Paul D. Sutton and Thomas J. Mathews and Joyce Martin and Stephanie J. Ventura},
  journal={National vital statistics reports : from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System},
  year={2009},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={1-28, 32}
}
OBJECTIVES This report presents birth data for the region affected by Hurricane Katrina, which made landfall along the Gulf Coast of the United States on August 29, 2005, comparing the 12-month periods before and after the storm according to a wide variety of characteristics. Data are presented for maternal demographic characteristics including age, race, Hispanic origin, marital status, and educational attainment; medical care utilization by pregnant women (prenatal care and method of delivery… CONTINUE READING