|Submitted||Oct. 19, 2017|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Idaho Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
The data record layout, data frame, or any equivalent data framework used by this agency to document maternal deaths. Materials responsive to this portion of this request should include reference to the data elements collected by this department and should not include any personal information. Please feel free to redact any personally-identifying information.
If any clarification is necessary, please feel free to call the MuckRock Office at 617-299-1832.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 3 business days, as the statute requires.
Your request for public records to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has been received and is being processed. Thank you.
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The Department’s response to your public records request is:
Maternal deaths are documented on the Idaho death certificate with the checkbox (if female aged 10-54):
□ Not pregnant within past year
□ Pregnant at the time of death
□ Not pregnant, but pregnant within 42 days of death
□ Not pregnant, but pregnant 43 days to 1 year before death
□ Unknown if pregnant within past year
If you have any questions, please contact me.
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Public Records Coordinator
P. O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0036
208/334-5564 - phone
208/639-5742 - fax