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Latest items for Laos

May 24, 2021, 2:10 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 64% of births in Laos were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:08 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: ISTD-DATA-3

"In 2018, there .08 were new HIV infections per 1,000 uninfected population in Laos" (p 45).
May 24, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Laos was 9.5 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 2:06 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"From 2010-2018 the density of nursing and midwifery personnel in Laos was 9.5 per 10,000 population" (p 60).
May 24, 2021, 1:55 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: MISA-DATA-1

In 2016, the prevalence of anaemia in women of reporducticve age (15-49 years) in Laos was 39.7% (p 68).
April 19, 2021, 4:21 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Djibouti, East Timor, Eritrea, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-2

3.0
April 19, 2021, 3:55 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Bahrain, Brazil, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Senegal, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-3

3.0
April 19, 2021, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Bahamas, Belarus, Brazil, Brunei, Central African Rep, Colombia, Cuba, Djibouti, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gabon, Laos, Lesotho, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Variables: AOM-SCALE-2

1.0
April 16, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: CUST-LAW-4

Laos does not have restrictions on adoption of children of a certain sex based on the sex and marital status of the adoptive parent.
April 7, 2021, 10:31 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: CRPLB-PRACTICE-1

"In 2020, 64% of births in Laos were attended by skilled health personnele" (p 45).
April 7, 2021, 10:16 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

"In 2016, the life expectancy at birth in Laos was 64.2 years for males and 67.4 years for females" (p 44).
April 2, 2021, 9:47 a.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: IM-DATA-1

"In 2018, the under-five mortality rate in Laos was 47 per 1000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:37 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Laos was 185 per 100,000 live births" (p 45 ).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Laos was 185 per 100,000 live births" (p 45 ).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Laos the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 6%" (p 68).
March 30, 2021, 7:31 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: DACH-DATA-3

"From 2010-2019 the proportion of women in Laos of reproductive age who have their need for family planning satified with modern methods is 72.3%" (p 52).
March 19, 2021, 3:56 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"The adolescent birth rate from 2010-2018 in Laos is 83.4 per 1000 women aged 15-19 years" (p 52).
March 8, 2021, 9:44 a.m.
Countries: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Georgia, Ghana, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Suriname, Trinidad/Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-1

3.0
Feb. 18, 2021, 4:36 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: PW-PRACTICE-3

"While the divorce rate is low, it’s not unheard of for a husband to take a 'mia noy' meaning 'little wife' or mistress. Some non-Buddhist ethnic minorities practice polygamy" (para 9).
Feb. 18, 2021, 3:35 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: PW-DATA-1

Approximately 0.5-1.5% of individuals in Laos live in polygamous households (128). (CM - CODER COMMENT)
Feb. 13, 2021, 12:40 p.m.
Countries: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: CWC-DATA-2

Table 1: Sex ratio and share of female population in urban and rural areas, selected countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia, latest available year (1999–2008) shows sex ratios between urban and rural areas in different countries.
Jan. 18, 2021, 3:46 p.m.
Countries: China, Congo, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Gabon, Honduras, Laos, Madagascar, Malta, Mauritania, Nicaragua, North Korea, Palestine, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suriname
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

4.0
Dec. 30, 2020, 12:15 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: EWCMS-LAW-1

“Military service is required for every Lao male citizen so there are no procedures for voluntary recruitment. Women may be conscripted into the army only in the event of necessity. Women over 18 can volunteer for the National Defense Forces. Both men and women over age 18 can apply for the public security forces.”
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

2.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: GP-SCALE-2

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

1.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

3.0
Nov. 19, 2020, 1:28 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: ISSA-SCALE-1

2.0