Maternal Mortality During Hospital Admission for Delivery: A Retrospective Analysis Using a State-Maintained Database

  title={Maternal Mortality During Hospital Admission for Delivery: A Retrospective Analysis Using a State-Maintained Database},
  author={Sumedha Panchal and Amelia M. Arria and Snehalata A. Labhsetwar},
  journal={Anesthesia \& Analgesia},
This study reports the overall age- and race-specific delivery mortality ratios from January 1984 to December 1997 and medical and demographic risk factors associated with maternal death during hospital admission for delivery. We performed a retrospective case control study using patient records from a state-maintained anonymous database of all nonfederal Maryland hospitals that performed deliveries from 1984 to 1997. Variables studied included patient demographics and International… 

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