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For each child who is born, which of the following groups of women in the U.S. is least likely to die from pregnancy-related complications?

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Per the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hispanic women are less likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than whites or blacks. Per 100,000 childbirths, the rates are 11.5 for Hispanics, 12.7 for whites, and 40.8 for blacks. Media outlets have routinely blamed racism for the disparity between whites and blacks while failing to mention that Hispanics are 9% less likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than whites.

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