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Pregnancy Associated Deaths in Montana, 2003-2009

Source: 
Montana Maternal Mortality Workgroup
Year of publication or last update: 
2011
Pregnancy associated deaths are the most inclusive definition of a maternal deaths. Deaths from motor vehicle accidents were four-times higher and deaths from other unintentional injuries were twice as high among pregnancy-associated deaths as among deaths to women in the same age range who were not and had not recently been pregnant.