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Table 3 Weighted Mean Rank of Priority Research Topics by Region

From: Research priorities of women at risk for preterm birth: findings and a call to action

Fresno Oakland San Francisco
1. Stress and the Benefits of Social Support 1. Health Care Providers 1. Medications, Procedures and Tests During Pregnancy
2. Mental Health Support 1. Mother’s Health Before and During Pregnancy1 2. Care Provision During Pregnancy and Birth
3. Newborn Health and Problems Related to Prematurity 2. Newborn Health and Problems Related to Prematurity 3. Stress and the Benefits of Social Support
4. Medications, Procedures and Tests During Pregnancy 2. Stress and the Benefits of Social Support1 4. Newborn Health and Problems Related to Prematurity
4. Mother’s Health Before and During Pregnancy1 3. Medications, Procedures and Tests During Pregnancy 4. Care After Birth1
5. Hospital and Health System Practices 4. Decision Making During Pregnancy 4. Communication and Cultural Sensitivity
6. Care After Birth 5. Education and Empowerment of Birthing Women 5. Workplace and Insurance Issues
7. Education and Empowerment of Birthing Women 5. Maternal Nutrition 6. Health Care Providers
7. Support for Fathers During and After Pregnancy1 6. Infant Nutrition, Feeding and Medications Mother’s Health Before and During Pregnancy2
7. Workplace and Insurance Issues 7. Care After Birth Education and Empowerment of Birthing Women2
8. Role of Family and Friends in Caring for Families 8. Hospital and Health System Practices Infant Nutrition, Feeding and Medications2
9. Care Provision During Pregnancy and Birth 8. Care Provision During Pregnancy and Birth  
10. The Impact of Men on Pregnancy Outcomes 9. Innovations in Care Models  
11. Health Care Providers 10. Communication and Cultural Sensitivity  
12. Communication and Cultural Sensitivity 11. Workplace and Insurance Issues  
13. Preconception, Contraception and Sexuality 12. Preconception, Contraception and Sexuality  
14. Pharmaceutical Company Involvement in Birth 13. Support for Fathers During and After Pregnancy  
15. Decision Making During Pregnancy 14. The Impact of Men on Pregnancy Outcomes  
16. Infant Nutrition, Feeding and Medications   
  1. 1Tied rank with prior topic
  2. 2Unranked topics