Trends and Distribution of In-Hospital Mortality Among Pregnant and Postpartum Individuals by Pregnancy Period

JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Jul 1;5(7):e2224614. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.24614.


This cross-sectional study investigates trends in death rates and proportion of deaths by pregnancy period among pregnant and postpartum individuals from 1994 to 2019.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Hospital Mortality
  • Humans
  • Postpartum Period*
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications* / epidemiology