maternal mortality ratio

ma·ter·nal death rate

the number of maternal deaths that occur as the direct result of the reproductive process per 100,000 live births. See: rate.
See also: maternal death.

maternal mortality ratio

The number of pregnancy-related deaths/105 live births.

maternal mortality ratio

Epidemiology The number of pregnancy-related deaths/100,000 live births. Cf Maternal mortality rate.

ma·ter·nal death rate

(mă-tĕr'năl deth rāt)
The number of maternal deaths occurring as the direct result of the reproductive process per 100,000 live births.
Synonym(s): maternal mortality ratio.
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For example, some of the specific targets under the new goal to "ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages" are to reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births by 2030; halve the number of deaths and injuries related to traffic crashes by 2020; end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030; and ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health care by 2030.
SUKKUR -- Speakers at a dialogue have urged the people belonging to different segments of society to create awareness among the communities about the significance of improving maternal health by reducing maternal mortality ratio.
Significant progress has been made in efforts to reduce maternal deaths and ensure universal access to reproductive health, with the maternal mortality ratio being almost halved from 1990 to 2015.
He told that maternal mortality ratio 350-500/100000 which would be reduced 140 uptill 2015.
The maternal mortality ratio doubled between 1987 and 2011, from 7.
Kyrgyzstan has not achieved the MDG 5, according to which the maternal mortality ratio should not exceed 15.
Women's health continues to be a particularly urgent health issue in Ethiopia where the maternal mortality ratio is 420 for every 100,000 births, among the highest in the world.
He told that maternal mortality ratio 350500/100000 which would be reduced 140 uptill 2015.
1) Data from the Bangladesh Maternal Mortality Surveys indicate that between 2001 and 2010, the country's maternal mortality ratio fell from 322 to 194 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, equivalent to an annual rate of decline of 5.
1) The report is accompanied by a fact sheet (2) and wall chart with 2014 information on government policies on reproductive health issues, including fertility, family planning, abortion and maternal mortality, government measures on increased access to sexual and reproductive health services, on child and forced marriages, and the latest estimates of adolescent and total fertility, unmet need for family planning, maternal mortality ratio, and other selected indicators.
After Chile banned abortion in 1989, its maternal mortality ratio continued to decline significantly and at about the same rate, dropping 69.
The decreasing maternal mortality ratio for India as a whole hides wide discrepancies between states and different communities in the area of maternal health.

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