Maternal mortality in the US state-by-state — Georgia is No. 1

Maternal mortality increased 4 percent from 2016 to 2018, according to America's Health Rankings, based on data from the CDC Wonder Online Database mortality files.

Here is the number of deaths during pregnancy, childbirth or within 42 days of terminating the pregnancy per 100,000 births.

California: 4.5
Massachusetts: 6.1
Nevada: 6.2
Colorado: 11.3
Hawaii: 11.7
West Virginia: 11.7
Alabama: 11.9
Minnesota: 13
Connecticut: 13.2
Oregon: 13.7
Delaware: 14
Wisconsin: 14.3
Washington: 14.8
Virginia: 15.6
Maine: 15.7
North Carolina: 15.8
Pennsylvania: 16.3
Illinois: 16.6
Nebraska: 16.8
New Hampshire: 16.8
Utah: 16.8
Kansas: 17.7
Iowa: 17.9
Rhode Island: 18.3
Arizona: 18.8
North Dakota: 18.9
Kentucky: 19.4
Michigan: 19.4
Ohio: 20.3
New York: 20.6
Idaho: 21.2
Mississippi: 22.6
Tennessee: 23.3
Oklahoma: 23.4
Maryland: 23.5
Florida: 23.8
Montana: 24.4
Wyoming: 24.6
New Mexico: 25.6
South Carolina: 26.5
South Dakota: 28
Missouri: 32.6
Texas: 34.2
Arkansas: 34.8
New Jersey: 38.1
Indiana: 41.4
Louisiana: 44.8
Georgia: 46.2
Alaska: N/A
Vermont: N/A

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