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Racial and Ethnic Disparities Persist in Maternal Mortality Rates

About the Data Insights

This infographic depicts racial and ethnic disparities in maternal mortality rates that persist over time and across age groups, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding pregnancy-related deaths from 2007 to 2016.

Citations

CDC, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Pregnancy-Related Deaths — United States, 2007–2016

CDC data regarding pregnancy-related deaths from 2007 to 2016 show that disparities in maternal mortality rates persist over time and across age groups.