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Fact check: Kamala Harris' claims on maternal mortality in the US Fact check: Kamala Harris' claims on maternal mortality in the US
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WikiTribune is fact checking Kamala Harris' tweet about maternal mortality WikiTribune is fact checking Kamala Harris' tweet about maternal mortality
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On August 23 2018, California Senator Kamala Harris made <a href="https://twitter.com/KamalaHarris/status/1032742526489247744">two claims</a> about maternal mortality on her Twitter account. She wrote: On August 23 2018, California Senator Kamala Harris made <a href="https://twitter.com/KamalaHarris/status/1032742526489247744">two claims</a> about maternal mortality on her Twitter account. She wrote:
https://twitter.com/KamalaHarris/status/1032742526489247744 https://twitter.com/KamalaHarris/status/1032742526489247744
<strong>Claim 1: </strong>The U.S. is one of just 13 countries where the rate of maternal mortality is higher than 25 years ago. <strong>Claim 1: </strong>The U.S. is one of just 13 countries where the rate of maternal mortality is higher than 25 years ago.
<strong>Fact check:</strong> <strong>Fact check:</strong>
<strong>Claim 2: </strong>The risk of death for Black women from pregnancy-related causes is 3 to 4 times higher than the same risk for white women. <strong>Claim 2: </strong>The risk of death for Black women from pregnancy-related causes is 3 to 4 times higher than the same risk for white women.
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  The report issued by center for disease control and prevention titled <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/maternalinfanthealth/pregnancy-mortality-surveillance-system.htm">pregnancy mortality surveillance system</a>  says :
  Considerable racial disparities in pregnancy-related mortality exist. During 2011-2014, the pregnancy-related mortality ratios were:
  <ul>
   <li>12.4 deaths per 100,000 live births for white women.</li>
   <li>40.0 deaths per 100,000 live births for black women.</li>
   <li>17.8 deaths per 100,000 live births for women of other races.</li>
  </ul>
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Current Affairs, Health, Medicine, United States, Health Current Affairs, Health, Medicine, United States, Health
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