Birthing Briefs: Alarming Racial Differences in Maternal Mortality
Abstract:In this column, the author reviews statistics that reflect the disparity of maternal mortality rates among black, nonwhite, and white women.
Document Type: Miscellaneous
Affiliations: MARY BETH FLANDERS-STEPANS is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming.
Publication date: April 1, 2000
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