Obstet Gynecol 2021 Apr 8. Epub 2021 Apr 8.
Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine, the Institute for Biomedical Informatics, the Center for Excellence in Environmental Toxicology, the Center for Public Health Initiatives, the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, and the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and the Department of Statistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.
Objective: To investigate the association between individual-level and neighborhood-level risk factors and severe maternal morbidity.
Methods: This was a retrospective cohort study of all pregnancies delivered between 2010 and 2017 in the University of Pennsylvania Health System. International Classification of Diseases codes classified severe maternal morbidity according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. Read More