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Maternal Mortality

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 92829, tabled on 21 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) caucasian and (b) non-caucasian women died (i) during pregnancy and (ii) in childbirth in each of the last three years.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

29 September 2020

The Department does not hold these figures. The Department does not hold any evidence which suggests a higher prevalence of mortality for Caucasian women in pregnancy and childbirth.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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