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Sanderson M. 1998. 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health Survey: Methods and response characteristics. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics ; Washington, DC: for sale by U.S. Government Printing Office, 39 pp. (Vital and health statistics: Series 2, Data evaluation and methods research; no. 125)

Annotation: This report presents a detailed description of the sample design, imputation procedures, weighting procedures, variance estimation, and response characteristics for the 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health Survey (NMIHS) conducted to study factors related to poor pregnancy outcome. Areas that are emphasized in this report are survey design specifications, sample design, data collection instruments used in the survey, imputation of missing data, weighting to produce national estimates, approximation of sampling errors, and response rates for mothers, their hospitals of delivery, and their primary prenatal care providers.

Contact: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 5419, Hyattsville, MD 20782, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: (301) 458-4020 E-mail: nchsquery@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs Available from the website. Document Number: DHHS (PHS) 98-1399; ISBN 0-8406-0540-4.

Keywords: Data collection, Health surveys, Infant health, Maternal health, National Maternal and Infant Health Survey, Pregnancy outcome, Prenatal care, Research methodology, Statistics, Surveys

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service Centers for Disease Control, National Center for Health Statistics. 1990. 1990 longitudinal followup (LF) of mothers in the 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health Survey. Hyattsville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics, 141 pp.

Annotation: This report contains the proceedings of the National Center for Health Statistics and Ford Foundation Planning Conference on the 1990 longitudinal follow-up survey of the 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health Survey. It includes the following materials: conference agenda and invitees list, rationale for the survey, survey structure, and questionnaires for mothers, pediatric care providers, and hospitals.

Contact: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 5419, Hyattsville, MD 20782, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Contact Phone: (301) 436-8954 Fax: (301) 458-4020 E-mail: nchsquery@cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs Available in libraries.

Keywords: Conferences, Followup studies, Infant health, Longitudinal studies, Maternal health, National Maternal and Infant Health Survey, Questionnaires

   

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