Rural-Urban Differences In Severe Maternal Morbidity and Mortality

In the U.S., severe maternal morbidity and mortality (SMMM) is climbing—a reality that is especially challenging for rural communities, which face declining access to obstetric services. Using data for 2007-15 from the National Inpatient Sample, the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center analyzed SMMM during childbirth hospitalizations among rural and urban residents. Read more here.