Associations Between State-Level Severe Maternal Morbidity and Other Perinatal Indicators

JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Jul 1;5(7):e2224621. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.24621.


This cross-sectional study examines state-level associations between severe maternal morbidity and other perinatal indicators, including prepregnancy hypertension, prepregnancy diabetes, prepregnancy obesity, low-risk cesarean delivery, preterm birth, and maternal and infant mortality.

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Humans
  • Obstetric Labor Complications*
  • Parturition
  • Perinatal Mortality*
  • Pregnancy