Ehrenthal grad student published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

Tags: publication, reproductive and population health

Congratulations to Yousra Mohamoud, graduate student in the UW SMPH Department of Population Health Sciences studying with UW Ob-Gyn Division of Reproductive and Population Health Director Deborah Ehrenthal, MD! Mohamoud recently published an article in the journal BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth.

Poverty, urban-rural classification and term infant mortality: a population-based multilevel analysis” aimed to estimate the independent effect of poverty and urban-rural classification on term infant mortality separate from other individual level factors.

“High poverty and very rural counties remained associated with term infant mortality independent of individual maternal sociodemographic, health and obstetric factors. Interventions should focus on contextual factors such as economic environment and availability of health and social services in addition to individual factors to reduce term infant mortality.”

Read the whole article here