Trends in Maternal Mortality: 2009-2013
New Jersey Department of Health
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The Trends in Maternal Mortality report provides an overview and comparisons of 2009-2013 pregnancy-related death data and not pregnancy-related death data and long-term trends for New Jersey between the years 1999 and 2013. Distributions of deaths are shown by race/ethnicity, age, BMI, the timing of death, delivery outcome, and mode of delivery, the cause of death and other factors. The New Jersey Maternal Mortality Case Review Team (CRT) identified a total of 225 maternal deaths. Of the 225 pregnancy associated deaths, CRT determined 78 (34.7 percent) were pregnancy-related, 129 (57.3 percent) were not pregnancy-related, and 18 (8 percent) were undetermined.