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United States Maternal Mortality Ratio Estimates by Race and Ethnicity 1999-2019


General Info
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1999 - 12/2019
Data type
  • Subnationally representative

This dataset includes estimates generated by IHME to assess trends in maternal mortality across five racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. The dataset includes MMR (maternal mortality ratio) estimates for Hispanic and any race; non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native; non-Hispanic Asian, Native Hawaiian, or Other Pacific Islander; non-Hispanic Black; and non-Hispanic White females ages 10-54 for each year from 1999 through 2019. The dataset includes national estimates, estimates for each Census region, estimates for each racial and ethnic group and Census region, and estimates for each racial and ethnic group and state.