Maternal Death Data Frame (Department of Health)

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


From: Adanya Lustig

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Utah’s Government Records Access and Management Act (“GRAMA”), 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 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Adanya Lustig

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Department of Health

Request Title:
Maternal Death Data Frame

Submitted To:
Health Department

Submission Date:
04/08/2018 06:09 16

Submitted By:
Adanya Lusting

Records Officer:
Tom Hudachko

From: Department of Health

Adanya Lusting,

Your request, "Maternal Death Data Frame," has been successfully
received by the records officer for Health Department. The due date
assigned to your request is 04/23/2018.

If you have any questions, you may contact the records officer by
logging in to the Open Records Portal, opening your request, and
clicking "Contact Records Officer."

Thank you.

Open Records Portal Team


Questions? Help is available!
GRAMA questions:
Website questions:

From: Department of Health


In response to your request for information regarding Utah's database
regarding maternal deaths: Until 2014, Utah used an access database to
collect information on maternal deaths. The variables in this database are
listed in the attached Excel document.

In 2015, we began using the Maternal Mortality Review Information
Application. This is a system developed by the CDC and a data dictionary
for the application is available on-line via this link:


Tom Hudachko | Director of Communications
Utah Department of Health
(o) 801-538-6232
(m) 801-560-4649

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