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Latest items for MMR-SCALE-1

Jan. 26, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: MMR-DATA-1, MMR-SCALE-1

"Maternal death rates in Senegal have dropped by a quarter in the past decade, to 315 deaths per 100,000 live births last year from 427 deaths in 2005, according to data from the WHO" (para 10).
Sept. 27, 2016, 6:11 p.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

645 (4).
July 15, 2016, 4:41 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"Researchers estimate that for every 100,000 women who give birth, 55 or more die, a rate significantly higher than that in the rest of Mexico" (para 11)
July 4, 2016, 9:14 p.m.
Countries: Argentina
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

44 (30).
June 27, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

7.08 (29).
June 3, 2016, 11:43 p.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

74 (23).
May 31, 2016, 9:51 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

86 (7).
May 28, 2016, 6:59 p.m.
Countries: Armenia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

11.2 (41).
May 25, 2016, 10:46 p.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

460 (9).
March 12, 2016, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2011, that number more than doubled, jumping to 17.8 deaths per 100,000 births" (para 3)
Jan. 3, 2016, 7:09 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"69 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2009," (15).
Nov. 13, 2015, 2:59 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"Maternal death rate was 21.7 per 100,000 in 2014, compared with 88.8 per 100,000 in 1990, a 75.6 percent drop" (2)
Sept. 23, 2015, 7:08 p.m.
Countries: Germany
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

“In 2003, 4 mothers died per 100,000 live births in the wake of complications due to pregnancy, delivery, or childbed. In 1960, 106 mothers died per 100,000 live births” (57)
Aug. 13, 2015, 3:05 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

“Analysed as a three-year moving average, there were nine direct and indirect deaths in the period 2004 to 2006, giving a maternal mortality ratio of 11.6:100,000" (31)
Jan. 2, 2015, 7:51 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"Bangladesh has made progress in achieving maternal health goals, including MDG 5...(NIPORT et al., 2003)...A review of various performance measures in maternal health so far indicates that meeting the MDG 5 goal of lowering the MMR to 143 per 100,000 by 2015 will be a huge challenge for Bangladesh" (221)
Jan. 2, 2015, 2:42 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"Maternal mortality ratio [Expressed in terms of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births in the 7-year period preceding the survey] … 1,072" (xxiii). "The maternal mortality ratio was 1,072 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births for the seven-year period preceding the survey" (281)
Sept. 12, 2014, 10:43 a.m.
Countries: India
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"According to the latest Annual Health Survey the maternal mortality ratio of UP [Uttar Pardesh] is 300, among highest in the country. In comparison India's MMR is 212. The MMR is the number of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth, per 100,000 live births. This means every year 16,500 mothers die in UP [Uttar Pardesh] while giving birth to their child, which amounts to 46 deaths per day" (para 10-11)
Sept. 4, 2014, 7:49 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

Table 2. Afghanistan’s Performance and Current Status Relative to Strong Neighbors shows that the Maternal Mortality Ratio (per 100,000 live births) for Afghanistan is 400 (8)
Sept. 2, 2014, 12:14 p.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"Maternal mortality rate: 890 deaths/100,000 live births (2010); country comparison to the world: 4 (World Factbook)" (15)
June 19, 2014, 1:10 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"The maternal mortality rate can be converted to a maternal mortality ratio and expressed per 100,000 live births by dividing the rate by the general fertility rate of 0.186, which prevailed during the same period. Thus, the obstetrical risk of pregnancy and childbearing is emphasised. Using this procedure, the maternal mortality ratio during the seven-year period preceding the 2008 NDHS is estimated as 545 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births" (238)
May 14, 2014, 2:11 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

Table 6 indicates that the maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births was 32.2 in 2003, 30.2 in 2004, 29.2 in 2005, and 24.8 in 2006 (19).
March 26, 2014, 1:51 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

“The maternal mortality ratio is 359 deaths per 100,000 live births for the five-year period before the survey” (209)
Feb. 28, 2014, 6:08 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"According to government figures released last month, India’s maternal mortality ratio, or the number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, has fallen from 212 in 2007-09 to 178 in 2010-12 (para 9)
Feb. 26, 2014, 10:37 p.m.
Countries: South Sudan
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"2,054 deaths per 100,000 live births” (4). “South Sudanese women face the highest maternal mortality rate in the world— estimated at 2,054 deaths per 100,000 live births” (28). "South Sudan, which has one of the highest maternal mortality ratios (MMR) in the world (around 2,054 deaths per 100,000 live births)" (43)
Feb. 18, 2014, 5:38 p.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"At 1,800 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, Sierra Leone’s maternal mortality rate is one of the highest in the world. This mortality rate translates to approximately 4,000 maternal deaths per year based on a total population of five million" (23)
Feb. 10, 2014, 9:23 p.m.
Countries: Ethiopia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"Maternal mortality rate 350 deaths/100,000 live births (2010); country comparison to the world: 32" (16)
Aug. 20, 2013, 10:52 a.m.
Countries: Burundi
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"620 per 100,000 births in 2007" (1)
May 6, 2013, 8:27 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"The maternal mortality rate in Bulgaria is steadily decreasing. In 2006-2007 it levelled out at 12-11.9 per 100,000 women" (39)
April 3, 2013, 10:51 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"The maternal mortality rate (MMR) in Albania was estimated at 17 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2006 (UNDP, 2007)" (6)
March 26, 2013, 10:34 a.m.
Countries: Guinea-Bissau
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"A woman has a 1 in 19 chance of maternal death […] Guinea-Bissau's maternal mortality rate is the fourth-highest in the world, after Afghanistan, Somalia and Chad" (1)