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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Total births and deaths by study groups, Bara district Total wards surveyed (441) of 49 VDC 49 wards (census) 392 wards [motherhood Under- method estimation Category (MM)] Census MM (%) Live birth 12,921 1,995 1,990 0.25 Still birth 220 25 25 Total birth 13,141 2020 2015 0.25 Maternal death 43 6 6 Infant death 620 93 93 Neonatal death 435 58 58 Early neonatal death 382 52 52 Perinatal death 602 77 77 Category Total PWG Non-PWG Live birth 14,916 4,334 10,582 Still birth 245 41 204 Total birth 15,161 4,375 10,786 Maternal death 49 9 40 Infant death 713 108 605 Neonatal death 493 81 412 Early neonatal death 434 72 362 Perinatal death 679 113 566 PWG, pregnant women group; VDC, village development committee Table II.
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"Maternal death is easily avoidable: You can avoid 80 percent of maternal deaths through awareness rising, family planning programs and skilled birth care," Mahaini said.
Main's group, the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, has started working with physicians and hospitals on ways to use things like plans of care and standard protocols to reduce maternal hemorrhage, one of the diagnoses commonly associated with maternal death.
(1.) Clark SL et al, Maternal death in the 21st century: causes, prevention, and relationship to cesarean delivery, American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2008, 199(1):36.e1-36.e5.
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A maternal death is defined as the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days after her baby is born, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management.
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