Homicide Among Pregnant, Postpartum Women in Louisiana

JAMA Pediatrics

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What The Study Did: Researchers examined how often homicide was the cause of death among women in Louisiana who were pregnant or up to one year postpartum compared with other causes.

Authors: Maeve E. Wallace, Ph.D., of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.5853)

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