Recent Increases in the U.S. Maternal Mortality Rate: Disentangling Trends From Measurement Issues

@article{MacDorman2016RecentII,
  title={Recent Increases in the U.S. Maternal Mortality Rate: Disentangling Trends From Measurement Issues},
  author={M. MacDorman and E. Declercq and H. Cabral and Christine H Morton},
  journal={Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  year={2016},
  volume={128},
  pages={447–455}
}
  • M. MacDorman, E. Declercq, +1 author Christine H Morton
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • OBJECTIVE To develop methods for trend analysis of vital statistics maternal mortality data, taking into account changes in pregnancy question formats over time and between states, and to provide an overview of U.S. maternal mortality trends from 2000 to 2014. [...] Key MethodMETHODS This observational study analyzed vital statistics maternal mortality data from all U.S. states in relation to the format and year of adoption of the pregnancy question.Expand Abstract

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