Maternal Mortality: Trends, Impact and Reduction Efforts

Mathias T. Gregersen (Editor)

Series: Women’s Issues
BISAC: HEA024000

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Every year in the United States, hundreds of women die of complications related to pregnancy and childbirth. According to CDC data, racial/ethnic disparities exist with regard to these deaths. For example, non-Hispanic black women were more than three times as likely to die as non-Hispanic white women, and non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Native women were more than two times as likely to die as non-Hispanic white women. This book describes trends in pregnancy-related deaths in the United States, including trends in causes and timing of these deaths, and the efforts focused on reducing pregnancy-related deaths. (Imprint: SNOVA)

Preface

Chapter 1. Maternal Mortality: Trends in Pregnancy-Related Deaths and Federal Efforts to Reduce Them

Chapter 2. Better Data and Better Outcomes: Reducing Maternal Mortality in the U.S.
Committee on Energy and Commerce

Chapter 3. The Impact of the Pregnancy Checkbox and Misclassification on Maternal Mortality Trends in the United States, 1999–2017
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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