maternal mortality rate

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maternal mortality rate

[mə′tərn·əl mȯr′tal·əd·ē ‚rāt]
(medicine)
The number of deaths reported as due to puerperal causes in a calendar year per 100 live births reported in the same year and place.
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the maternal death to near miss ratio was 1: 10 which means that for every ten woman who survived one died.
Over the same period, Belarus cut its maternal death rate from 33 per 100,000 live births to just four, making it one of the safest places to have a baby, behind world leaders Iceland, Finland, Poland and Greece, where three mothers die for every 100,000 births.
We have a continually rising rate of maternal death in a country with exceptional medical resources (FIGURE).
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In particular, the meeting considered the preliminary data on the cases of 1 maternal death in the Chui regional maternity hospital in September 2014 and two more maternal deaths in Bishkek's 4th maternity hospital in November 2014.
In addition, they conducted Poisson regressions to identify variables associated with changes in the risk of maternal death between 2001 and 2010, and used a nonlinear decomposition method and other calculations to analyze these changes.
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Save the Children bases its index on five key indicators -- risk of maternal death, under five mortality rate, educational status, economic achievement and political status.
Forty-five countries, including 27 in the developing world, are on track to meet the MDG 4 target of reducing child death rates by two-thirds of 1990 levels by 2015, while only 16 countries - most in Central and Eastern Europe - are likely to achieve the MDG 5 target of a 75 per cent reduction in their 1990 maternal death rate by 2015.
Human rights accountability for maternal death and failure to provide safe, legal abortion: the significance of two ground-breaking CEDAW decisions.
Maternal death which took place in Gynaecology Unit of Allied Hospital/Punjab Medical College Faisalabad from April 2006 to March 2010 were included in this study.
While substantial progress has been achieved in almost all regions, many countries particularly in sub-Saharan Africa will fail to reach the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target of reducing maternal death by 75 per cent from 1990 to 2015.
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