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Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death (rate) in South Africa

Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death (rate) in South Africa from 1990 to 2015
Date Value Variation
2015 300.00 3.45
2014 290.00 3.57
2013 280.00 3.7
2012 270.00 3.85
2011 260.00 =
2010 260.00 -3.7
2009 270.00 -6.9
2008 290.00 -9.37
2007 320.00 -3.03
2006 330.00 -5.71

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Maternal Mortality Rate in other Countries

Main Maternal Health Indicators

  • Maternal Mortality Rate

    Number of deaths of women while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management but not from accidental or incidental causes. Usually measured per 100,000 live births. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Caesarean Section Performed

  • Number Of Abortions Performed

  • Antenatal Care Coverage

    Percentage of women who received antenatal care provided by skilled health personnel for reasons related to pregnancy at least once during pregnancy as a percentage of live births in a given perdiod. It is an indicator of access and utilization of health care during pregnancy. Based on: World Health Organization.

  • Delivery Rate In Facility

    Percentage of births attended by skilled health personnel (doctors, nurses or midwives). Based on: United Nations Children's Fund.

  • Postnatal Care Coverage