Motor Vehicle Collisions: The Leading Cause of Pregnancy-Associated Death in Virginia

Public health brief describing key findings from the Virginia PAMR with respect to motor vehicle accidents: 1) Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for pregnant and recently pregnant women in Virginia, 2) Most women who died were under 30 years old, 3) Two-thirds of the decedents were not wearing seat-belts at the time of the injury.
Year of publication and/or last update:
2014
Source:
Virginia Department of Health
Document / File:
Resource Type Tags:
State/City MMRC Reports
Review Stage Tags:
Release and Beyond
Reporting
Role Tags:
Committee Coordinator
Epidemiologists and Data Analysts