NCHS Webinar Announcement: Final 2018 Mortality Data Release with a Special Highlight on Maternal Mortality

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) will release the Final 2018 Mortality File and accompanying reports on Thursday, January 30, 2020. In addition to reports highlighting life expectancy and drug overdose, NCHS will release new reports on maternal mortality measurement in the United States, along with detailed data files for researchers. With the release of these data and reports, NCHS is resuming publication of an official Maternal Mortality Rate for the first time since 2007.

Join NCHS for a webinar, open to the public, on Thursday, January 30th, at 1:30pm CST, to learn more about the final mortality data release, maternal mortality data, and the new accompanying reports. NCHS will provide detailed information on reporting of maternal mortality statistics, how reporting has changed as states have added a pregnancy checkbox on their death certificates, changing in coding procedures, and the release of the first official national Maternal Mortality Rate since 2007.

Webinar Details

Thursday, January 30th, at 1:30-2:30 pm CST

Participants can join the Skype meeting via the free Skype Meeting App at: