Maternal Mortality Rate for Black Women 2.5 Times Higher at 48.2 Deaths per 100,000 Live Births vs 19.1 Deaths per 100,000 For White Women

Maternal Mortality Rate for Black Women 2.5 Times Higher at 48.2 Deaths per 100,000 Live Births vs 19.1 Deaths per 100,000 For White Women in U.S. “Abstract Racial disparities in maternal mortality by state, 2013-2017 Elise Parks, MPH, Sarah Milder, MPH and Kristin Shaw, MPH, Arundel Metrics, Incorporated, Saint Paul, MN APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo […]

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Despite Worldwide Decrease, U.S. Maternal Mortality Rate Increased 26.6% since 2000

Despite Worldwide Decrease, U.S. Maternal Mortality Rate Increased 26.6% since 2000 “..Despite the United Nations Millennium Development Goal for a 75% reduction in maternal mortality from 1990–2015 the reported (unadjusted) U.S. maternal mortality rate more than doubled from 2000–2014. As we’ve shown, most of the reported increase in maternal mortality rates from 2000–2014 was due […]

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