Report from Nine MMRCs

What is this report?
A report of data from nine states using a standard data-collection system provides an in-depth analysis of causes of death, preventability and specific recommendations for action.
For example:

  • It confirms that most pregnancy-related deaths are preventable and highlights key opportunities for prevention.
  • Nearly half of all pregnancy-related deaths were caused by hemorrhage, cardiovascular and coronary conditions, cardiomyopathy or infection.
  • Causes of death differ by race, which highlights unique opportunities for prevention.
  • Mental health conditions are a leading cause of death, and also an important contributor.
  • It offers prevention recommendations based on review committee findings and suggests that implementing recommended actions could have an enormous impact on preventing maternal mortality.
Year of publication and/or last update:
Resource Type Tags:
CDC Reports Using MMRIA Data
Review Stage Tags:
Case Abstraction
Case Identification
Case Review
Case Selection
Release and Beyond