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

    Article - En anglais


    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.


    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.