Maternal Health Pregnancy and Childbirth

Maternal mortality rate mmrate number of maternal

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Unformatted text preview: itions: Maternal death: Is the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days after termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental cause Pregnancy related deaths: this woman died during pregnancy but we’re not sure if it’s due to being pregnant. Measures: Maternal mortality ratio (MMR): Number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births during a specified time period usually 1 year High is 300/100,000 (45 countries) Extremely high is 1000/100,000 (4 countries: Afghanistan, Chad, Guinea- Bissau) Average for world is 210, developed is 16 developing is 240. Maternal Mortality Rate (MMRate): Number of maternal deaths per 100,000 women of reproductive age Adult lifetime ris...
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