Maternal Child Health Epidemiology Section
Mission Statement: The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Section provides scientific support and guidance to Maternal and Child Health programs to facilitate the data-driven, informed decision-making needed to protect, promote, and preserve the health of Michigan’s children and families.
Vision Statement: The Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Section will provide responsive and timely data collection, analysis, and translation to public health practitioners, while maintaining a contextual understanding of how Epidemiologic methods can contribute to innovative and preventative solutions to future MCH challenges.
MCH Epi Section Team Values:
- Quality Work
- Active Partnerships
- MCH Leadership
- Responsiveness/Good Communication
Priority Areas: Click on the boxes below to access data and epidemiologic findings for selected areas of Maternal Child Health Epidemiology, as well as a description of each area's epidemiologist.
Section Wide Projects:
Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR)
Michigan Feto-Infant Mortality Rate, 2013-2017 (Perinatal Periods of Risk Phase 1)
Michigan Feto-Infant Mortality Rate, 2017 (Perinatal Periods of Risk Phase 2)
Please visit the CityMatCH website for more information regarding the PPOR process and how it can be used at the local level.
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, Michigan, 2010-2015
Burden of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in Michigan
Adverse Childhood Experiences
Adverse Childhood Experiences in Michigan, 2011-2012 Fact Sheet
Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCS)
Michigan Data Brief 2007
Maternal Infant Health Program-Return on Investment
Applying Kitagawa Decomposition Methods to Elucidate Contributors to Trend Changes of Preterm Birth Rates in Michigan, 2008-2014 vs. 2014-2016
A Spatial Cluster Analysis of Average Preterm Birth Rates and Low Birthweight Rates, Michigan, 2012-2016
A Spatial Cluster Analysis of Average Infant Mortality Rates, Michigan, 2012-2016
Maps of Average Infant Mortality Rates, Michigan, 2012-2016
Michigan Infant Health, 2015
Michigan Stillbirth Rate, 2015
Infant Mortality Socio-Economic Trends, 2008-2010
Infant Mortality in Michigan
Michigan Perinatal Survey
2005 Michigan Perinatal Survey Report