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Maternal Mortality Rates, by Race/Ethnicity,* 2007

Deaths per 100,000 Live Births:

  • Total: 12.7
  • Non-Hispanic White: 10.5
  • Non-Hispanic Black: 28.4
  • Hispanic: 8.9

*Data not reported for Asian/Pacific Islanders, American Indian/Alaska Natives, persons of more than one race, and persons of other races not specified.

Source II.19: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System

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