Blair Darney

Assistant Professor

  • 462 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

2019

Are overweight and obesity associated with increased risk of cesarean delivery in Mexico? A cross-sectional study from the National Survey of Health and Nutrition

Brenes-Monge, A., Saavedra-Avendaño, B., Alcalde-Rabanal, J. & Darney, B., Jul 11 2019, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 19, 1, 239.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nutrition Surveys
Mexico
Health Surveys
Obesity
Cross-Sectional Studies

Differences in Prenatal Care by Presence and Type of Maternal Disability

Horner-Johnson, W., Biel, F. M., Caughey, A. & Darney, B., Mar 1 2019, In : American journal of preventive medicine. 56, 3, p. 376-382 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prenatal Care
Mothers
Developmental Disabilities
Intellectual Disability
Hearing
Odds Ratio
Trial of Labor
Confidence Intervals
Logistic Models
Parturition

Pharmacists expand access to reproductive heaLthcare: PEARL study protocol

Rodriguez, M., Darney, B., Edelman, A., Yee, K., Anderson, L. B. & McConnell, K. J., Apr 1 2019, In : BMC health services research. 19, 1, 207.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Contraception
Pharmacists
Contraceptive Agents
Delivery of Health Care
Pregnancy Rate

Study protocol: A mixed-methods study of women's healthcare in the safety net after Affordable Care Act implementation - EVERYWOMAN

Cottrell, E., Darney, B., Marino, M., Templeton, A. R., Jacob, L., Hoopes, M., Rodriguez, M. & Hatch, B., Jun 11 2019, In : Health Research Policy and Systems. 17, 1, 58.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Delivery of Health Care
Safety
Community Health Centers
Medicaid
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

Access to abortion under the heath exception: A comparative analysis in three countries

Küng, S. A., Darney, B., Saavedra-Avendaño, B., Lohr, P. A. & Gil, L., Jun 13 2018, In : Reproductive Health. 15, 1, 107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Legal Abortion
Colombia
Interviews
Literature

Capturing compassion: A survey of Mexican Catholics assessing abortion support by reason for abortion and degree of Catholicism

Küng, S. A., Saavedra-Avendaño, B., Vélez, E. A., Piñeros, M. C. M., Fawcett Metcalfe, G. M. & Darney, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Contraception.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clergy
Legal Abortion
Rape
Surveys and Questionnaires
Cross-Sectional Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Claims about abortion and clinical implications lack evidence

Darney, B. & Henderson, J. T., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mortalidad materna y leyes de aborto en México: Comentarios al artículo de Koch y colaboradores

Saavedra-Avendano, B., Schiavon, R. & Darney, B., Jul 1 2018, In : Salud Publica de Mexico. 60, 4, p. 382-383 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Maternal Mortality
Mexico

Quality Measurement Is Key to Improving Family Planning Services and Outcomes for Adolescents in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Darney, B. & Saavedra-Avendaño, B., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 62, 3, p. 255-264 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Family Planning Services
1 Citation (Scopus)

Quality of care and abortion: Beyond safety

Darney, B., Powell, B., Andersen, K., Baum, S. E., Blanchard, K., Gerdts, C., Montagu, D., Chakraborty, N. M. & Kapp, N., Jul 1 2018, In : BMJ Sexual and Reproductive Health. 44, 3, p. 159-160 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Quality of Health Care
Safety

Quantifying disparities in access to public-sector abortion based on legislative differences within the Mexico City Metropolitan Area

Friedman, J., Saavedra-Avendaño, B., Schiavon, R., Alexander, L., Sanhueza, P., Rios-Polanco, R., Garcia-Martinez, L. & Darney, B., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Contraception.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Sector
Mexico
Legal Abortion
Criminal Abortion
Social Class

The Mexican Experience Adapting CenteringPregnancy: Lessons Learned in a Publicly Funded Health Care System Serving Vulnerable Women

Heredia-Pi, I. B., Fuentes-Rivera, E., Andrade-Romo, Z., Bravo Bolaños Cacho, M. D. L., Alcalde-Rabanal, J., Jurkiewicz, L. & Darney, B., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health. 63, 5, p. 602-610 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prenatal Care
Delivery of Health Care
Health
Population
1 Citation (Scopus)

Who presents past the gestational age limit for first trimester abortion in the public sector in Mexico City?

Saavedra-Avendano, B., Schiavon, R., Sanhueza, P., Rios-Polanco, R., Garcia-Martinez, L. & Darney, B., Feb 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 2, e0192547.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public sector
gestational age
Public Sector
First Pregnancy Trimester
Mexico
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

Access to contraception in the context of zika: Health system challenges and responses

Darney, B., Aiken, A. R. A. & Küng, S., 2017, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 129, 4, p. 638-642 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Contraception
Puerto Rico
Health
Contraceptive Agents
Mexico
4 Citations (Scopus)

Early Elective Delivery Disparities between Non-Hispanic Black and White Women after Statewide Policy Implementation

Kozhimannil, K. B., Muoto, I., Darney, B., Caughey, A. & Snowden, J., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Women's Health Issues.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

policy implementation
induction
confidence
racial policy
certification
1 Citation (Scopus)

Emergency Contraception in Mexico: Trends in Knowledge and Ever-Use 2006–2014

Han, L., Saavedra-Avendano, B., Lambert, W., Fu, R. R., Rodriguez, M., Edelman, A. & Darney, B., Jul 11 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Maternal and Child Health Journal. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postcoital Contraception
Mexico
Demography
Contraception
High-Risk Pregnancy

In reply

Snowden, J., Darney, B. & Caughey, A., 2017, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 129, 4, p. 754 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)
Mass Media
Family Planning Services
Contraceptive Agents
Burkina Faso
Senegal

Prenatal care for pregnant immigrants

Swartz, J. J., Rodriguez, M. & Darney, B., Jul 1 2017, In : Health Affairs. 36, 7, p. 1346 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Prenatal Care
9 Citations (Scopus)

Primary cesarean delivery patterns amongwomen with physical, sensory, or intellectual disabilities

Darney, B., Biel, F. M., Quigley, B. P., Caughey, A. & Horner-Johnson, W., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Women's Health Issues.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intellectual Disability
disability
Developmental Disabilities
Parity
Comorbidity

Shifting Patterns in Cesarean Delivery Scheduling and Timing in Oregon before and after a Statewide Hard Stop Policy

Muoto, I., Darney, B., Lau, B., Cheng, Y. W., Tomlinson, M. W., Neilson, D. R., Friedman, S. A., Rogovoy, J., Caughey, A. & Snowden, J., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Services Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vital Statistics
Term Birth
Morbidity
Information Storage and Retrieval
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
2 Citations (Scopus)

The gap in human resources to deliver the guaranteed package of prevention and health promotion services at urban and rural primary care facilities in Mexico

Alcalde-Rabanal, J. E., Nigenda, G., Bärnighausen, T., Velasco-Mondragón, H. E. & Darney, B., Aug 3 2017, In : Human Resources for Health. 15, 1, 49.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Facilities
Mexico
Health Promotion
human resources
health promotion
1 Citation (Scopus)

Tweeting PP: An analysis of the 2015-2016 Planned Parenthood controversy on Twitter

Han, L., Han, L., Darney, B. & Rodriguez, M., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Contraception.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Media
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Information Dissemination
Chi-Square Distribution
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

¿El aseguramiento público en salud mejora la atención en los servicios? El caso de la atención prenatal en adolescentes en México

Translated title of the contribution: Does public health insurance improve health care? The case of prenatal care for adolescents in MexicoSaavedra-Avendaño, B., Darney, B., Reyes-Morales, H. & Serván-Mori, E., 2016, In : Salud Publica de Mexico. 58, 5, p. 561-568 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prenatal Care
Health Insurance
Mexico
Public Health
Delivery of Health Care
4 Citations (Scopus)

Adolescents and Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Lessons from Mexico

Saavedra-Avendano, B., Andrade-Romo, Z., Rodriguez, M. & Darney, B., May 5 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Maternal and Child Health Journal. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mexico
Contraception
Pregnancy
Barrier Contraception
Logistic Models
2 Citations (Scopus)

Aspiration Abortion With Immediate Intrauterine Device Insertion: Comparing Outcomes of Advanced Practice Clinicians and Physicians

Patil, E., Darney, B., Orme-Evans, K., Beckley, E. H., Bergander, L., Nichols, M. & Bednarek, P., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intrauterine Devices
Physicians
First Pregnancy Trimester
Unplanned Pregnancy
Aftercare
14 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of family-planning service quality reported by adolescents and young adult women in Mexico

Darney, B., Saavedra-Avendano, B., Sosa-Rubi, S. G., Lozano, R. & Rodriguez, M., Jul 1 2016, In : International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 134, 1, p. 22-28 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Family Planning Services
Mexico
Young Adult
Quality of Health Care
Contraception
51 Citations (Scopus)

Dissonant health transition in the states of Mexico, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013

Gómez-Dantés, H., Fullman, N., Lamadrid-Figueroa, H., Cahuana-Hurtado, L., Darney, B., Avila-Burgos, L., Correa-Rotter, R., Rivera, J. A., Barquera, S., González-Pier, E., Aburto-Soto, T., de Castro, E. F. A., Barrientos-Gutiérrez, T., Basto-Abreu, A. C., Batis, C., Borges, G., Campos-Nonato, I., Campuzano-Rincón, J. C., de Jesús Cantoral-Preciado, A., Contreras-Manzano, A. G. & 42 others, Cuevas-Nasu, L., de la Cruz-Gongora, V. V., Diaz-Ortega, J. L., de Lourdes García-García, M., Garcia-Guerra, A., de Cossío, T. G., González-Castell, L. D., Heredia-Pi, I., Hijar-Medina, M. C., Jauregui, A., Jimenez-Corona, A., Lopez-Olmedo, N., Magis-Rodríguez, C., Medina-Garcia, C., Medina-Mora, M. E., Mejia-Rodriguez, F., Montañez, J. C., Montero, P., Montoya, A., Moreno-Banda, G. L., Pedroza-Tobías, A., Pérez-Padilla, R., Quezada, A. D., Richardson-López-Collada, V. L., Riojas-Rodríguez, H., Ríos Blancas, M. J., Razo-Garcia, C., Mendoza, M. P. R., Sánchez-Pimienta, T. G., Sánchez-Romero, L. M., Schilmann, A., Servan-Mori, E., Shamah-Levy, T., Téllez-Rojo, M. M., Texcalac-Sangrador, J. L., Wang, H., Vos, T., Forouzanfar, M. H., Naghavi, M., Lopez, A. D., Murray, C. J. L. & Lozano, R., Nov 12 2016, In : The Lancet. 388, 10058, p. 2386-2402 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Transition
Mexico
Quality-Adjusted Life Years
Life Expectancy
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
2 Citations (Scopus)

Live birth, miscarriage, and abortion among U.S. women with and without disabilities

Horner-Johnson, W., Kulkarni-Rajasekhara, S., Darney, B., Dissanayake, M. & Caughey, A., Dec 6 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Disability and Health Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Live Birth
Spontaneous Abortion
Pregnancy Outcome
Pregnancy
Chi-Square Distribution
1 Citation (Scopus)

Maintaining rigor in research: Flaws in a recent study and a reanalysis of the relationship between state abortion laws and maternal mortality in Mexico

Darney, B., Saavedra-Avendano, B. & Lozano, R., May 6 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Contraception.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maternal Mortality
Mexico
Research
tetrachloroisophthalonitrile
Poverty
19 Citations (Scopus)

Medición de la idoneidad de la atención sanitaria prenatal: Un estudio transversal nacional en México

Translated title of the contribution: Measuring the adequacy of antenatal health care: A national cross-sectional study in MexicoHeredia-Pi, I., Servan-Mori, E., Darney, B., Reyes-Morales, H. & Lozano, R., Jun 1 2016, In : Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 94, 6, p. 452-461 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prenatal Care
Mexico
Cross-Sectional Studies
Delivery of Health Care
Continuity of Patient Care
15 Citations (Scopus)

Oregon's Hard-Stop Policy Limiting Elective Early-Term Deliveries: Association with Obstetric Procedure Use and Health Outcomes

Snowden, J., Muoto, I., Darney, B., Quigley, B., Tomlinson, M. W., Neilson, D., Friedman, S. A., Rogovoy, J. & Caughey, A., Dec 1 2016, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 128, 6, p. 1389-1396 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obstetrics
Chorioamnionitis
Stillbirth
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Health
18 Citations (Scopus)

Pregnancy among US women: differences by presence, type, and complexity of disability

Horner-Johnson, W., Darney, B., Kulkarni-Rajasekhara, S., Quigley, B. & Caughey, A., Apr 1 2016, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 214, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pregnancy
Reproductive Health
Preconception Care
Confidence Intervals
Perinatal Care
9 Citations (Scopus)

Reclasificación de las causas de muerte obstétrica en México: Un estudio transversal repetido

Translated title of the contribution: Reclassifying causes of obstetric death in Mexico: A repeated cross-sectional studyHogan, M. C., Saavedra-Avendano, B., Darney, B., Torres-Palacios, L. M., Rhenals-Osorio, A. L., Vázquez Sierra, B. L., Soliz-Sánchez, P. N., Gakidou, E. & Lozano, R., May 1 2016, In : Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 94, 5, p. 362-369B

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maternal Death
Mexico
Obstetrics
Cause of Death
Cross-Sectional Studies
13 Citations (Scopus)

Term elective induction of labour and perinatal outcomes in obese women: Retrospective cohort study

Lee, V. R., Darney, B., Snowden, J., Main, E. K., Gilbert, W., Chung, J. & Caughey, A., Jan 1 2016, In : BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 123, 2, p. 271-278 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Induced Labor
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
5 Citations (Scopus)

Timeliness, frequency and content of antenatal care: Which is most important to reducing indigenous disparities in birth weight in Mexico?

Servan-Mori, E., Sosa-Rubí, S. G., Najera-Leon, E. & Darney, B., May 1 2016, In : Health Policy and Planning. 31, 4, p. 444-453 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prenatal Care
Mexico
Birth Weight
Low Birth Weight Infant
Weight Gain
5 Citations (Scopus)

Time trends in births and cesarean deliveries among women with disabilities

Horner-Johnson, W., Biel, F. M., Darney, B. & Caughey, A., Dec 5 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Disability and Health Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parturition
International Classification of Diseases
Perinatal Care
Developmental Disabilities
Hospital Records
5 Citations (Scopus)

Using systematized tacit knowledge to prioritize implementation challenges in existing maternal health programs: Implications for the post MDG era

Becerril-Montekio, V., Alcalde-Rabanal, J., Darney, B. & Orozco-Nuñez, E., Oct 1 2016, In : Health Policy and Planning. 31, 8, p. 1031-1038 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Personnel
Nicaragua
Maternal Mortality
Quality of Health Care
Mexico
2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

Examining quality of contraceptive services for adolescents in Oregon's family planning program

Rodriguez, M., Darney, B., Elman, E., Linz, R., Caughey, A. & McConnell, K. J., Apr 1 2015, In : Contraception. 91, 4, p. 328-335 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Family Planning Services
Contraceptive Agents
Contraception
Confidence Intervals
Odds Ratio
9 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship of age and place of delivery with postpartum contraception prior to discharge in Mexico: A retrospective cohort study

Darney, B., Sosa-Rubi, S. G., Servan-Mori, E., Rodriguez, M., Walker, D. & Lozano, R., Jul 2 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Contraception.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mexico
Contraception
Postpartum Period
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
2014
7 Citations (Scopus)
Induced Labor
Terminology
Research
12 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence-based selection of candidates for the levonorgestrel intrauterine device (IUD)

Callegari, L. S., Darney, B., Godfrey, E. M., Sementi, O., Dunsmoor-Su, R. & Prager, S. W., Jan 2014, In : Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 27, 1, p. 26-33 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Levonorgestrel
Intrauterine Devices
Physicians
Family Physicians
Postal Service

In reply

Darney, B. & Caughey, A., 2014, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 123, 2, p. 363 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Post-abortion and induced abortion services in two public hospitals in Colombia

Darney, B., Simancas-Mendoza, W., Edelman, A., Guerra-Palacio, C., Tolosa, J. & Rodriguez, M., 2014, In : Contraception. 90, 1, p. 36-41 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colombia
Induced Abortion
Public Hospitals
Legal Abortion
Curettage
2013
94 Citations (Scopus)

Elective induction of labor at term compared with expectant management: Maternal and neonatal outcomes

Darney, B., Snowden, J., Cheng, Y. W., Jacob, L., Nicholson, J. M., Kaimal, A., Dublin, S., Getahun, D. & Caughey, A., Oct 2013, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 122, 4, p. 761-769 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Induced Labor
Dystocia
Neonatal Intensive Care Units
Odds Ratio
Mothers
4 Citations (Scopus)

"One of those areas that people avoid" a qualitative study of implementation in miscarriage management

Darney, B., Weaver, M. R., Vanderhei, D., Stevens, N. G. & Prager, S. W., 2013, In : BMC Health Services Research. 13, 1, 123.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spontaneous Abortion
Internship and Residency
Vacuum
Medicine
Operating Rooms
13 Citations (Scopus)

Systems factors in obstetric care the role of daily obstetric volume

Snowden, J., Darney, B., Cheng, Y. W., McConnell, K. J. & Caughey, A., Oct 2013, In : Obstetrics and Gynecology. 122, 4, p. 851-857 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obstetrics
Asphyxia
Low-Volume Hospitals
Parturition
Birth Certificates
5 Citations (Scopus)

The family medicine residency training initiative in Miscarriage Management: Impact on practice in Washington state

Darney, B., Weaver, M. R., Stevens, N., Kimball, J. & Prager, S. W., Feb 2013, In : Family Medicine. 45, 2, p. 102-108 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spontaneous Abortion
Internship and Residency
Medicine
Vacuum
Office Management