• Housing affordability linked to odds of severe maternal morbidity

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Living in a New Jersey municipality with less affordable rental housing was associated with higher odds of severe maternal morbidity, according to a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Network Open.
    “Maternal mortality and morbidity are pressing issues in the United States and the rates have been rising over the past several decades, and yet we know little about their upstream causes or about policies that could improve maternal health,” Felix M. Muchomba, PhD, an assistant professor in the Rutgers University School of Social Work in New Brunswick, New Jersey, told Healio. “We
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