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Maternal Mortality: Ethnic Groups

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 92830, tabled on 21 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the evidence supporting the identification by his Department of a higher prevalence of mortality for caucasian women in pregnancy and childbirth.

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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