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Latest items for MMR-DATA-1

July 7, 2022, 12:10 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"From 2014 to 2017, Black women were three times more likely to experience pregnancy-related deaths compared to white, non-Hispanic women. For Native women, the rate is twice as likely" (Para. 5).
July 6, 2022, 10:35 a.m.
Countries: Djibouti
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The maternal mortality rate declined slightly, from 383 per 100,000 births to 362 per 100,000 births…" (22). "A decline in maternal, neonatal, child and youth mortality rates" (23). Due to the new health development programs and policies, there was a decline in the maternal moratality rates. It was not added here because the policies were not specificaly directed towards women, but the whole population (CODER COMMENT).
July 1, 2022, 11:43 a.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"Significant progress on SRH has occurred in the reporting period, particularly in relation to the reduction of maternal and infant mortality rates. Between the 2010 and 2016 Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) has reduced from 557/100,000 to 195/100,000 live births, the pregnancy-related mortality rate (PRMR) reduced from 557/100,000 to 218/100,000 live births, infant mortality rate (IMR) has reduced from 45/1,000 to 30/1,000 child births, and children under-5 mortality rate reduced from 64/1,000 to 41/1,000 births" (33). "Important to note that Census trend line for both 2010 and 2015 Census are consistently higher than the 2009-10 and 2016 DHSs’ data.209 However, both DHSs and Census show...more
July 1, 2022, 11:06 a.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"[The state's] efforts have resulted in the drop of MMR from 346 per 100.000 in 2010 to 305 per 100.000 in 2015" (33).
June 21, 2022, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: Guyana
Variables: MMR-DATA-1, IM-DATA-1

"The rise in maternal mortality rates (229 per 100,000 live births) and high infant mortality rates (26 per 1,000 live births)" (12).
June 7, 2022, 10:47 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"According to statistics from regions being monitored, in 2004 the national maternal mortality rate was 48.3/100,000; and it was 26.1/100,000 and 63/100,000 for urban and rural areas respectively. In 2009, the national maternal mortality rate was 31.9/100,000; and it was 26.6/100,000 and 34.0/100,000 for urban and rural areas respectively. The maternal mortality gap between urban and rural areas and among the Eastern, Central and Western regions has been greatly reduced. The fastest decline in maternal mortality occurred in the western region, which has witnessed a sharp decline from 93.7/100,000 in 2004 to 48/100,000 in 2009. China is expected to achieve by 2015 the United Nations Millennium Development Goal of reducing...more
May 27, 2022, 4:14 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The maternal mortality rate which was 16,4 per hundred thousand in 2010 has a tendency to decrease over the years and decreased to 13,6 per hundred thousand in 2018" (24-25).
May 16, 2022, 8:09 p.m.
Countries: Suriname
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"With regard to the maternal mortality ratio, a variety of nationwide and community based initiatives have successfully been developed to contribute in achieving a reduction of maternal mortality. As a result, maternal mortality ratio has dropped from 153 in 2000 to 82.5 in 2011. Since 2009 the decrease is very remarkable, when the ratio was 122.5. In 2012 another notable fall was registered when the rate was calculated at 48.9" (29).
March 9, 2022, 8:57 a.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In this frame, it is worth indicating that maternal mortality has been gradually reduced, going from 490 deaths of the 70’s to fifteen cases at the beginning of 2000" (89).
Feb. 28, 2022, 12:54 a.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

“But since the start of the pandemic, maternal deaths have soared. According to the department of health, 258 women died as a result of pregnancy or childbirth between March 2020 and June 2021. Thirty-three women had Covid-19. In the year before March 2020, the country recorded 51 maternal deaths. Neonatal deaths have also increased, from 13 deaths per 1,000 live births before lockdown to 40 deaths per 1,000 live births during the first lockdown”(para 6-7). “'Normally, around 45 women come for the antenatal checkups in our health post but since April more than 90% of pregnant women are not in contact,' said Acharya. 'We tried to reach out to them...more
Jan. 6, 2022, 12:09 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In Somalia, a woman who gets pregnant for the first time is known as 'ugub' and the rate of death for these first time mothers are quite high. There is no exact data but in my opinion I would say approximately 40 percent, because of the lack of medical supplies and equipments, and the mother having FGM performed on her at a very young age. Private citizens are opening up clinics without any rules and regulations in place from the governmnet" (1).
Sept. 14, 2021, 8:03 a.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"…Government statistics reveal that three out of eight maternal deaths in El Salvador are the result of suicide among pregnant girls under nineteen..." (para 49).
July 16, 2021, 1:54 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The maternal mortality rate was 46 cases per 100,000 live births, a decrease of 23 cases compared to 2009. This result shows that Vietnam will achieve its goal of reducing maternal mortality earlier than planned in the 2030 National Action Plan (45 cases per 100,000 live births by 2030)" (para 18-19).
July 7, 2021, 12:06 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1, IM-DATA-1

"A third of Afghans do not have access to basic health care services, according to the World Health Organization. Afghanistan has the world’s highest childhood mortality rate and one of the highest maternal mortality rates"(para 24).
June 9, 2021, 8:43 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"As regards the number of maternal deaths during pregnancy, labour or the postnatal period, they are incidental in Poland – 19 maternal deaths were registered in 2002 as in 2008 (out of 414,499 live births). Based on the data collected in the last 15 years, it can be said that the maternal mortality rates decreased significantly, and thus the level of perinatal care is gradually improving" (63). "The maternal mortality rate does not vary between regions, and since 2002 in both rural and urban areas it has amounted to around 0.01" (78).
May 18, 2021, 8:34 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In fact, according to the latest National Family Health Survey report, Upper Assam records the highest number of maternal deaths in the country 229 per 1,00,000 births. This tally is double the national average" (para 3-4).
April 26, 2021, 11:49 a.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In this frame, it is worth indicating that maternal mortality has been gradually reduced, going from 490 deaths of the 70’s to fifteen cases at the beginning of 2000" (89).
April 22, 2021, 6:30 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"Maternal mortality is high at about 6,000 deaths per year, 17 per cent of them from complications of unsafe abortion" (para 1).
March 31, 2021, 3:48 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"This is evident in the country's maternal mortality statistics: 140 maternal deaths per 100,000 births" (para 11).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Sudan was 295 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

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

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Canada was 10 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Swaziland
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Swaziland was 437 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Spain was 4 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Malawi
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Malawi was 349 per 100,000 live births" (p 45).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in East Timor was 142 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Croatia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Croatia was 8 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Barbados
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Barbados was 27 per 100,000 live births" (p 43).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Solomon Islands was 104 per 100,000 live births" (p 47).
March 31, 2021, 3:22 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2017, the maternal mortality ratio for women in Uzbekistan was 29 per 100,000 live births" (p 49).