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Maternal mortality rates (deaths per 100,000 live births), by race/ethnicity, 2002 (vertical bar chart): Total, 8.9; non-Hispanic White, 5.6; non-Hispanic Black, 24.9; Hispanic, 7.1.

Source: Kochanek KD, Murphy SL, Anderson RN, Scott C. Deaths: Final Data for 2002. National Vital Statistics Reports 2004: 53(5).