Ji Yan Ph.D

There are 4 included publications by Ji Yan Ph.D:

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The Effects Of Prenatal Care Utilization On Maternal Health And Health Behaviors 2016 93 While many economic studies have explored the role of prenatal care in infant health production, the literature is sporadic on the effects of prenatal care on the mother. This research contributes to this understudied but important area using a uniqu...
Maternal Pre-Pregnancy BMI, Gestational Weight Gain, And Infant Birth Weight: A Within-Family Analysis In The United States 2015 1115 In the United States, the high prevalence of unhealthy preconception body weight and inappropriate gestational weight gain among pregnant women is an important public health concern. However, the relationship among pre-pregnancy BMI, gestational weig...
Prenatal Smoking Cessation and Infant Health: Evidence from Sibling Births 2013 635 This article uses a large data set of sibling births to examine when mothers must quit smoking in pregnancy to deliver healthy babies. It applies sibling fixed effects models to provide robust evidence that smoking cessation in the first trimester ha...
Timing Of Prenatal Smoking Cessation Or Reduction And Infant Birth Weight: Evidence From The United Kingdom Millennium Cohort Study 2014 2344 Smoking during pregnancy is a key contributor to poor infant health. Our study presents a dynamic relationship between the timing of prenatal smoking cessation or reduction and infant birth weight. Using a large representative dataset of a birth coho...