Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health and Center for Public Health and Health Policy and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UConn Health, Farmington, the Department of Statistics and Center for Public Health and Health Policy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, and the Connecticut State Medical Society, North Haven, Connecticut.
Corresponding author: Robert H. Aseltine Jr, PhD, Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health and Center for Public Health and Health Policy UConn Health, 263 Farmington Avenue MC 3910, Farmington, CT 06030; e-mail: [email protected].
Supported by grants from the United Health Foundation and the Connecticut Health Foundation.
Presented at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists–Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Maternal Safety/Maternal Mortality meeting, May 2–6 2015, San Francisco, California.
Financial Disclosure The authors did not report any potential conflicts of interest.
The authors thank Catherine Wagner, EdD, CSMS Vice President of Education and Health Literacy, who assisted in reviewing the data and providing helpful comments on the manuscript as well as members of the CSMS Quality of Care Committee who assisted reviewing data from the study: Claudia Gruss, MD, Chair, William Handelman, MD, and Grace Jenq, MD. The authors also thank Kathleen LaVorgna, MD, Chair of the CSMS Heath Equity Committee, for assistance in conceptualizing and obtaining funding for the study.