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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Catholicism discourages the use of contraceptives, which may also play a role in maternal mortality rates.
South Sudan has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world and women have a one in seven chance of dying from pregnancy related causes.
The World Health Organization (WHO) observed that the maternal mortality rate in Pakistan was two to three times higher than its assessments for other high mortality countries even though the interventions needed to reduce mortality were widely available.
Zabarah stressed the importance of spreading awareness among society to decrease maternal mortality rates.
KEY WORDS: Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR), Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Maternal Mortality.
In the second scenario, we reversed the situation, using century-old maternal mortality rates in combination with current TFRs; this allowed .
The maternal mortality rate of 35 deaths per 100,000 women of reproductive age in the MCH-FP area was 37% lower than in the comparison area (56 deaths per 100,000).
As a result of our intense efforts in Turkey, we reduced infant mortality rate to 17 per thousand and maternal mortality rate to 20 per thousand," he said.
LAHORE, July 8 -- The Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) is about 276 deaths per 100,000 births and post natal haemorrhage (excessive bleeding) is responsible for one-third of all maternal deaths in the country, World Population Foundation (WPF) Assistant Programme Officer Sidra Ashraf said on Wednesday.
In Pakistan, Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) is about 276 maternal deaths per 100,000 births and post partum haemorrage (excessive bleeding) is responsible for one third of all maternal deaths.
CAIRO: Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) in Egypt decreased almost 70 percent, from 174 deaths per 100,000 life births in 1992 to 55 in 2008, a study revealed this week.
The raw data from the California Department of Public Health show that the overall maternal mortality rate in the state is about 16.
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