Kotelchuck, Milton (1994). An Evaluation of the Kessner Adequacy of Prenatal Care Index and a Proposed Adequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization Index. American Journal of Public Health, 84(9)
, 1414-20. PMCID: PMC1615177
OBJECTIVES: The assessment of the adequacy of prenatal care utilization is heavily shaped by the way in which utilization is measured. Although it is widely used, the current major index of utilization, the Kessner/Institute of Medicine Index, has not been subjected to systematic examination. This paper provides such an examination.
ProCite field: PMC1615177
American Journal of Public Health