The Birth Outcome Analysis map facilitates spatial analysis to help organizations understand birth outcome patterns across their state.
The analysis map uses a methodology developed by USC- Medicaid Policy Research and Spatial Statistics Optimized Hot Spot Analysis tool to identify areas where there are higher incidents of low birth weight babies are born.
Then you can begin to understand areas where you need to focus efforts to better understand why hot spots are occurring in certain areas. By better understanding the spatial pattern that emerges as a result of this type of analysis, then develop a pattern and methodology for putting measures into place to help improve birth outcomes.
Birth Outcomes requires specific software.
When you download Birth Outcome Analysis, the download includes the following:
|BOIMetadata.pdf||A PDF with descriptive information about the data used in the analysis.|
|MapsandGeodatabase||BirthOutcomes.mxd||A map document used to analyze birth outcome patterns.|
|StateGovernment.gdb||State Government geodatabase with sample data.|
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