About 84 Percent of Pregnancy-Related Deaths Preventable

THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A total of 1,108 pregnancy-related deaths were identified from 2017 to 2019, and 84 percent were determined to be preventable, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Maternal Mortality Review Committee.

Susanna Trost, M.P.H., from the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in Atlanta, and colleagues reviewed data on pregnancy-related deaths among residents of 36 states from 2017 to 2019 using the Maternal Mortality Review Information Application.

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