Health Equity

Disturbing Stats and Maternal Mortality
CentraCare is raising awareness and advocating for better maternal, reproductive and birth outcomes for Black mothers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, data for the U.S shows that:
  • In 2021, Black women had a mortality rate of 69.9 deaths per 100,000 live births compared to 26.6 deaths per 100,000 live births for White women.
  • The pregnancy-related mortality rate for Black women who completed college education is 5.2 times higher than the rate for White women with the same education background.
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