Maternal Mortality in the U.S. – Media Narratives and Reality
Black women’s mortality rates are reported to be several-fold higher than white women and the overall U.S. rate is said to be substantially higher than other developed nations.
A substantial part of the reported U.S. rate may result from a reporting system that has overestimated maternal deaths and one whose metrics are different from other developed nations.
Read Dr. Stanley Goldfarb’s report on the issue:
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