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Enhanced maternal mortality surveillance--North Carolina, 1988 and 1989.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2062301     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Despite dramatic declines in maternal mortality in North Carolina since the late 1940s, public health officials have continued to characterize the magnitude of and risk factors for maternal death in that state (1,2). In 1989 and 1990, the State Center for Health and Environmental Statistics enhanced its surveillance for maternal mortality by computer-matching birth and fetal-death records with the death certificates of females who had died in 1988 and 1989. This report summarizes the findings of this enhanced surveillance for 1988 and 1989.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0149-2195     ISO Abbreviation:  MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.     Publication Date:  1991 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-08-06     Completed Date:  1991-08-06     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802429     Medline TA:  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  469-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cause of Death
Maternal Mortality*
North Carolina / epidemiology
Population Surveillance
Pregnancy Complications / mortality

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