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  1. Fulltext. Characteristics of nurse-midwife patients and visits, 1991.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives, This study describes the patient populations served by and visits made to cernfied norse-midwives (CNMs) in the United States, Methods.

    Prospective data on 16729 visits were collected from 369 CNMs randomly selected from a 1991 populaion survey.

    Populntion estimates were derived from a multistage survey design with probability sampling.

    Results.

    We estimated that approximately 5.4 million visits were made to nearly 3000 CNMs nationwide in 1991.

    Most visits involved maternity care, although fully 20% were for care outside the maternity cycle.

    Patients considered vulnerable to poor access or outcomes made 7 of every 10 visits Conclusions.

    Nurse-midwives substantially contribute to the health care of women nationwide, especially for vulnerable populations.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Epidémiologie, Evaluation, Homme, Femelle, Santé, Statut socioéconomique, Utilisation, Consultation, Soin santé primaire, Personnel sanitaire, Sage femme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United States, North America, America, Epidemiology, Evaluation, Human, Female, Health, Socioeconomic status, Use, Consultation, Primary health care, Health staff, Midwife

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0313042

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 16/11/1999.