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Interpregnancy intervals of 18 or more months by Medicaid enrollment in Alaska

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Definitions: Number and percent of women with 18 or more months between pregnancies among all second or higher order singleton births per year by Medicaid enrollment
Alaska links vital records to Medicaid/CHIP enrollment data records to determine enrollment of the mother, father, or infant at the time of the birth.

Data Source: Alaska Section of Health Analytics and Vital Records
The SAS code for calculating interpregnancy intervals was developed with the assistance of the National Institute for Children's Health Quality during Alaska's participation in the National Infant Mortality Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (IM CoIIN) from 2014 to 2017.

Footnotes: Updated July 2019.