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Table 1.51d: Maternity Care by State, 1999

Maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, by State, 1999
State Number Ratea
United States 391 9.9
Alabama DSU DSU
Alaska DSU DSU
Arizona DSU DSU
Arkansas DSU DSU
California 40 7.7
Colorado DSU DSU
Connecticut DSU DSU
Delaware DSU DSU
District of Columbia DSU DSU
Florida 32 16.2
Georgia 26 20.5
Hawaii DSU DSU
Illinois DSU DSU
Indiana DSU DSU
Kansas DSU DSU
Kentucky DSU DSU
Louisiana DSU DSU
Maryland DSU DSU
Massachusetts DSU DSU
Michigan DSU DSU
Minnesota DSU DSU
Mississippi DSU DSU
Missouri DSU DSU
Montana DSU DSU
Nebraska DSU DSU
Nevada DSU DSU
New Hampshire DSU DSU
New Jersey DSU DSU
New Mexico DSU DSU
New York 37 14.5
North Carolina DSU DSU
North Dakota DSU DSU
Oklahoma DSU DSU
Oregon DSU DSU
Pennsylvania DSU DSU
Rhode Island DSU DSU
South Carolina DSU DSU
South Dakota DSU DSU
Tennessee DSU DSU
Texas 31 8.9
Vermont DSU DSU
Virginia DSU DSU
Washington DSU DSU
West Virginia DSU DSU
Wisconsin DSU DSU
Wyoming DSU DSU

a 1990-based postcensal population estimates were used to calculate death rates;  future reports will present rates based on intercensal population estimates for 1998 and 1999 and bridged-race population estimates for 2000 and subsequent years.

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 - Linked Birth and Infant Death Data.

Table 1.51c: Maternity Care by State, 2000 Table 1.52a: National Childhood Immunization, 2001

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