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A New Way to See
Perinatal Risk

The Perinatal Birth Equity Locator is an interactive tool designed to visually indicate geographic patterns of maternal and infant risk and resilience.

Multiple Data

The tool utilizes perinatal health indicators and community contextual variables to display geographical patterns and statistical relationships.


Data visualization aids such as scatter plots and side-by-side, color-coded maps offer new opportunities to find patterns and inform action.


We?ve provided step-by-step instructions for using the tool, as well as an in-depth summary of how to utilize and interpret the data it provides.