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More Information and References for Birth Weight: Low

References and Community Resources

'''References:''' 1. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Reproductive and birth outcomes: low birth weight. [http://ephtracking.cdc.gov/showRbLBWGrowthRetardationEnv.action]. Accessed November 8, 2016. 2. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking-50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General, 2014. [http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/reports/50-years-of-progress/]. Published 2014. Accessed November 8, 2016. 3. NICHQ. Collaborative improvement and innovation network to reduce infant mortality. [http://www.nichq.org/childrens-health/infant-health/coiin-to-reduce-infant-mortality]. Accessed November 8, 2016. 4. The Annie E. Casey Foundation. KIDS COUNT Indicator Brief Preventing Low Birth Weight. July 2009. [http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED507776.pdf]. Accessed December 19, 2016. '''Resources:''' Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health, Health Analytics and Vital Records Section. Alaska Vital Statistics 2015 Annual Report. [http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/VitalStats/Documents/PDFs/VitalStatistics_Annualreport_2015.pdf]. Alaska Maternal and Child Health Data Book 2008: Health Status Edition [http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/wcfh/Pages/mchepi/mchdatabook/2008.aspx] American Academy of Pediatrics [http://www.aap.org] American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [http://www.acog.org] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION) Office on Smoking and Health [http://www.Centers for Disease Control and Preventiongov/hea1th!smoking.htm] Child Trends [http://www.childtrends.org/] KIDS COUNT [http://www.aecf.org/work/kids-count/] March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation [http://www.marchofdimes.com] National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health [http://www.ncemch.org] Promising Practices Network on Children, Families and Communities [http://www.promisingpractices.net] Trust for America's Health [http://www.healthyamericans.org] (202) 223-9870 U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health [http://www.4woman.gov/owh]

More Resources and Links

Alaska and national goals may be found at the following sites:

Alaska health promotion resources may be found at the following site:

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Maps of health indicators for various subdivisions of Alaska may be found at the following site:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

For an on-line medical dictionary, click on this Dictionary link.

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Content updated: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:44:20 AKDT