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healthy birth outcomes: archive

IMPROVED AFRICAN AMERICAN BIRTH OUTCOMES

For an overview of the birth outcomes data, see Improvement of Birth Outcomes in Dane County (PDF).

Articles about this research appear in MMWR and Newsweek:

A short documentary, which explores some of the factors that may have an influence on positive birth outcomes, was produced to inform the public and spur conversations that will generate further discussion.

  • Place Matters: The Decline of Infant Mortality in Dane County, Public Health – Madison and  Dane County and Madison City Channel, with support of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, October 2009

    To view Place Matters: The Decline of Infant Mortality in Dane County, download Adobe FlashPlayer.

 

A recent analysis of infant mortality data in Dane County reported in the Wisconsin State Journal: