Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 17th, 2005
The study found that for every 100,000 live births in the United States from 1991-1999, at least two women were homicide victims during pregnancy or within 1 year of being pregnant, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) researchers reported in the March 2005 American Journal of Public Health.
Being black, under age 20, and receiving late or no prenatal care increased a woman's chance of being a homicide victim while pregnant.
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