The social correlates of infant and reproductive mortality in the United States : a reference guide / Ann Creighton-Zollar.

Author
Zollar, Ann Creighton [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Garland, 1993.
Description
viii, 214 p. ; 23 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
  • Garland reference library of social science ; v. 766. [More in this series]
  • Reference books on family issues ; v. 21. [More in this series]
  • Garland reference library of social science ; vol. 766
  • Reference books on family issues ; vol. 21
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 61-189) and indexes.
Contents
Why Does a Sociologist Study Infant and Reproductive Mortality? The Comparative Family Systems Approach. Major Methodological Approaches. Concepts and Definitions. A Comparative Perspective. The Classical Demographic Transition Model. Variation in Developed Countries -- Social Factors and Infant Mortality in the U.S. Race, Maternal Age and Social Class. Race and Birth Weight. Prenatal and Perinatal Care. Chemicals and Drugs. Nicotine, Caffeine and Alcohol. Illicit Drugs. HIV Infection -- Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. The Causes of SIDS. Apnea and the Psychosocial Aspects of Home Monitoring. Risk Factors. The Impact of SIDS upon the Family. The Impact of SIDS on Health Care Professionals -- Maternal and Reproductive Mortality.
ISBN
0815302215 (alk. paper)
LCCN
92041215
OCLC
27109436
RCP
C - S