Pregnancy-Related Mortality in California: Causes, Characteristics, and Improvement Opportunities

A comparison of specific maternal and clinical characteristics and contributing factors among the five leading causes of pregnancy-related mortality: cardiovascular disease, preeclampsia/eclampsia, obstetric hemorrhage, venous thromboembolism and amniotic fluid embolism. Differing patterns for race, maternal age, BMI, timing of death, delivery method and chance to alter the outcome were identified.
Year of publication and/or last update:
California Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review
Resource Type Tags:
State/City MMRC Reports
Review Stage Tags:
Release and Beyond
Role Tags:
Epidemiologists and Data Analysts