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Our Publications

Below is a selection of publications that CPQCC has produced as a result of our quality improvement initiatives and research projects.


Gould JB, Danielsen B, Korst LM, et al. "Cesarean delivery rates and neonatal morbidity in a low-risk population." Obstet Gynecol. 2004;104(1):11-9.
Gould JB, Qin C, Marks AR, Chavez G. "Neonatal mortality in weekend vs weekday births." JAMA. 2003;289(22):2958-62.
Gould JB, Madan A, Qin C, Chavez G. "Perinatal outcomes in two dissimilar immigrant populations in the United States: a dual epidemiologic paradox." Pediatrics. 2003;111(6 Pt 1):e676-82.
Burch K, Rhine W, Baker R, et al. "Implementing potentially better practices to reduce lung injury in neonates." Pediatrics. 2003;111(4 Pt 2):e432-6.
Gould JB, Marks AR, Chavez G. "Expansion of community-based perinatal care in California." J Perinatol. 2002;22(8):630-40.
Gould JB, Chavez G, Marks AR, Liu H. "Incomplete birth certificates: a risk marker for infant mortality." Am J Public Health. 2002;92(1):79-81.
Callanan C, Doyle L, Rickards A, Kelly E, Ford G, Davis N. "Children followed with difficulty: how do they differ?" J Paediatr Child Health. 2001;37(2):152-6.
Kirby D, Coyle K, Gould JB. "Manifestations of poverty and birthrates among young teenagers in California zip code areas." Fam Plann Perspect. 2001;33(2):63-9.
Danielsen B, Castles AG, Damberg CL, Gould JB. "Newborn discharge timing and readmissions: California, 1992-1995." Pediatrics. 2000;106(1 Pt 1):31-9.
Gould JB, Benitz WE, Liu H. "Mortality and time to death in very low birth weight infants: California, 1987 and 1993." Pediatrics. 2000;105(3):E37.
Gould JB, Sarnoff R, Liu H, Bell DR, Chavez G. "Very low birth weight births at non-NICU hospitals: the role of sociodemographic, perinatal, and geographic factors." J Perinatol. 1999;19(3):197-205.
Gould JB. "Vital records for quality improvement." Pediatrics. 1999;103(1 Suppl E):278-90.
Wasserman CR, Shaw GM, Selvin S, Gould JB, Syme SL. "Socioeconomic status, neighborhood social conditions, and neural tube defects." Am J Public Health. 1998;88(11):1674-80.
Gould JB, Herrchen B, Pham T, Bera S, Brindis C. "Small-area analysis: targeting high-risk areas for adolescent pregnancy prevention programs." Fam Plann Perspect. 1998;30(4):173-6.
Palisano R, Rosenbaum P, Walter S, Russell D, Wood E, Galuppi B. "Development and reliability of a system to classify gross motor function in children with cerebral palsy." Dev Med Child Neurol. 1997;39(4):214-23.
Herrchen B, Gould JB, Nesbitt TS. "Vital statistics linked birth/infant death and hospital discharge record linkage for epidemiological studies." Comput Biomed Res. 1997;30(4):290-305.
Hack M, Breslau N, Weissman B, Aram D, Klein N, Borawski E. "Effect of very low birth weight and subnormal head size on cognitive abilities at school age." N. Engl. J. Med.. 1991;325(4):231-7.