Violent maternal deaths in North Carolina.

  title={Violent maternal deaths in North Carolina.},
  author={Lynne Parsons and Margaret A Harper},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={94 6},
OBJECTIVE To describe the frequency of domestic violence and substance abuse among a series of injury-related maternal deaths, determine awareness of the obstetric provider of domestic violence in those deaths by intimate partner homicide or depression in those deaths by suicide, and examine the relative risk of violent maternal death for unmarried status and non-white race. METHODS A follow-up investigation was carried out for a case series of 41 injury-related maternal deaths identified… CONTINUE READING