Cesarean Rates and Premature Birth in the Southern United States

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Please note that this post is not linking all of this data together or offering any commentary or speculation. It’s just interesting to see things side-by-side.

What else should we add to this post? I’m working on a map of maternal mortality rates and trying to figure out which data to use.

 

 

 

 

Source: http://www.marchofdimes.com/EHP09450PADReportCardMapREVISED.pdf

 

 

 

 

Source: Census 2000 analyzed by the Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN).

 

 

 

                                    

All race categories exclude Hispanics. Categories do not sum to total since missing ethnicity data are not shown. 

Source: National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.

Retrieved February 28, 2010, from http://www.marchofdimes.com/peristats.

 

 

 

 

Source: National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.Retrieved February 28, 2010, from http://www.marchofdimes.com/peristats.

 

 

 

 

Source: Census 2000 analyzed by the Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN).

 

 

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