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Topic: Maternity Care Desert
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Maternity Care Desert: Arizona, 2018

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• In Arizona, 14.3% of counties are maternity care deserts. 
• In Arizona, 14.3% of counties have low or moderate, not full, access. 
• 31,438 women live in these counties with no or little care in Arizona. 

Footnotes

  • March of Dimes defines a maternity care desert as any county without a hospital or birth center offering obstetric care and without any obstetric providers. Women may have low access to appropriate preventive, prenatal and postpartum care if they live in counties with few hospitals or birth centers (one or fewer) providing obstetric care, few obstetric providers (fewer than 60 per 10,000 births) or a high proportion of women without health insurance (10 percent or more). Moderate access to care is defined as living in a county with access to few hospitals/birth centers or OB providers and adequate health insurance coverage (less than 10 percent of women of reproductive age uninsured). Full access to maternity care can be defined by availability of hospitals or birth centers providing obstetric care and availability of providers offering obstetric care.

Source

  • Retrieved September 21, 2021, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.