Publication Detail

Citation : Sentell T, Chang A, Cheng Y, Miyamura J. (2014)
Maternal quality and safety outcomes for Asians and Pacific Islanders in Hawai'i: an observational study from five years of statewide data.
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14298.
Abstract : Significant variation was seen for Asian and Pacific Islander subgroups across maternal quality and safety outcomes. Notably, high rates of obstetric trauma were seen among Chinese and Japanese vaginal deliveries. Filipinos and other Pacific Islanders had high rates of Cesarean deliveries. Native Hawaiians had better quality and safety outcomes than whites on several quality and safety measures, including obstetric trauma during vaginal delivery. Other Pacific Islanders had high rates of VBACs, while Japanese had lower rates. This information can help guide clinical practice, research, and quality improvement efforts.
URL Link : http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25174436
PMID : 25174436
PMCID : PMC4158120
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