Maternal Death Data Frame (Department of Public Health)

Adanya Lustig filed this request with the Department of Public Health of Massachusetts.
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Multi Request Maternal Death Data Frame


From: Adanya Lustig

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, 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.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Adanya Lustig

From: Department of Public Health

Dear Adanya Lustig,
Attached to this email is the response from the Department of Public Health to your public records request below.

Helen Rush-Lloyd
Records Access Officer
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
250 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108<>
Office: 617-624-5223
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