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Table 1.68b
Maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, by State, 1999 and 2003
  2003 1999
State Number Rate Standard error Number Rate Standard error
United States 495 12.1 0.5 391 9.9 0.5
Alabama 8 DSU DSU 10 DSU DSU
Alaska 0 DSU DSU 0 DSU DSU
Arizona 5 DSU DSU 6 DSU DSU
Arkansas 2 DSU DSU 8 DSU DSU
California 90 16.6 1.7 40 7.7 1.2
Colorado 10 DSU DSU 4 DSU DSU
Connecticut 2 DSU DSU 2 DSU DSU
Delaware 2 DSU DSU 1 DSU DSU
District of Columbia 3 DSU DSU 2 DSU DSU
Florida 24 11.3 2.3 32 16.2 2.9
Georgia 37 27.2 4.5 26 20.5 4.0
Hawaii 0 DSU DSU 1 DSU DSU
Idaho 3 DSU DSU 1 DSU DSU
Illinois 13 DSU DSU 18 DSU DSU
Indiana 3 DSU DSU 2 DSU DSU
Iowa 4 DSU DSU 2 DSU DSU
Kansas 0 DSU DSU 4 DSU DSU
Kentucky 8 DSU DSU 4 DSU DSU
Louisiana 12 DSU DSU 8 DSU DSU
Maine 0 DSU DSU 0 DSU DSU
Maryland 20 26.7 6.0 3 DSU DSU
Massachusetts 2 DSU DSU 1 DSU DSU
Michigan 16 DSU DSU 11 DSU DSU
Minnesota 3 DSU DSU 4 DSU DSU
Mississippi 5 DSU DSU 6 DSU DSU
Missouri 9 DSU DSU 9 DSU DSU
Montana 2 DSU DSU 0 DSU DSU
Nebraska 2 DSU DSU 4 DSU DSU
Nevada 4 DSU DSU 2 DSU DSU
New Hampshire 1 DSU DSU 1 DSU DSU
New Jersey 10 DSU DSU 4 DSU DSU
New Mexico 5 DSU DSU 4 DSU DSU
New York 52 20.5 2.8 37 14.5 2.4
North Carolina 16 DSU DSU 15 DSU DSU
North Dakota 0 DSU DSU 0 DSU DSU
Ohio 14 DSU DSU 17 DSU DSU
Oklahoma 7 DSU DSU 4 DSU DSU
Oregon 1 DSU DSU 3 DSU DSU
Pennsylvania 19 DSU DSU 12 DSU DSU
Rhode Island 3 DSU DSU 2 DSU DSU
South Carolina 6 DSU DSU 10 DSU DSU
South Dakota 0 DSU DSU 0 DSU DSU
Tennessee 7 DSU DSU 10 DSU DSU
Texas 36 9.5 1.6 31 8.9 1.6
Utah 5 DSU DSU 5 DSU DSU
Vermont 0 DSU DSU 1 DSU DSU
Virginia 9 DSU DSU 12 DSU DSU
Washington 2 DSU DSU 5 DSU DSU
West Virginia 3 DSU DSU 3 DSU DSU
Wisconsin 10 DSU DSU 4 DSU DSU
Wyoming 0 DSU DSU 0 DSU DSU

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Mortality.

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