There is limited evidence on how government spending is associated with maternal death. This study investigates the associations between state and local government spending on social and healthcare services and pregnancy-related mortality among the total, non-Hispanic Black, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic White populations.
Vilda D, Walker BC, Hardeman RR, & Wallace ME. Associations Between State and Local Government Spending and Pregnancy-Related Mortality in the U.S. American Journal of Preventivie Medicine. 2023; In press. 10.1016/j.amepre.2022.10.022