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Complications During Labor and Delivery
 
Complications During Labor and Delivery


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Factors Associated with Maternal Morbidity

Severe maternal morbidity was more than double for blacks than for whites in 2015 (241 vs 114 per 100,000 women).

Blood transfusion, disseminated intravascular coagulatoin (DIC), hysterectomy.

Source: HCUP Stat Brief #243: Trends and Disparities in Delivery Hospitalizations Involving Severe Maternal Morbidity, 2006-2015.

Internet Citation: Complications During Labor and Delivery Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). September 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/infographics/maternal_morbidity.jsp.
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