Association Between Loss of Hospital-Based Obstetric Services and Birth Outcomes in Rural Counties in the United States

Publication Date: March 8th, 2018
Publication Type(s): Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
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Author(s): Kozhimannil K, Hung P, Henning-Smith C, Casey M, Prasad S

In this study, we examined the relationship between loss of hospital-based obstetric services and location of childbirth and birth outcomes in rural counties. Findings from this study may inform planning and policy regarding rural obstetric services.

Published in: JAMA

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