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Mauritius

Mauritius Reproductive health Stats

Definitions

  • Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total: Births attended by skilled health staff are the percentage of deliveries attended by personnel trained to give the necessary supervision, care, and advice to women during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period; to conduct deliveries on their own; and to care for newborns."
  • Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in > Rate varies by country: Life time risk of maternal death is the probability that a 15-year-old female will die eventually from a maternal cause assuming that current levels of fertility and mortality (including maternal mortality) do not change in the future, taking into account competing causes of death. "
  • Maternal mortality ratio > Modeled estimate > Per 100,000 live births: Maternal mortality ratio is the number of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth, per 100,000 live births. The data are estimated with a regression model using information on fertility, birth attendants, and HIV prevalence."
  • Use of birth control > Women over 15: Contraceptive prevalence rate is the percentage of women who are practicing, or whose sexual partners are practicing, any form of contraception. It is usually measured for married women ages 15-49 only."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 99.2% 2005 26th out of 57
Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in > Rate varies by country 1,600 2008 58th out of 164
Maternal mortality ratio > Modeled estimate > Per 100,000 live births 36 2008 104th out of 165
Use of birth control > Women over 15 75.9 2002 3rd out of 17

SOURCES: UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International.; Maternal Mortality: Estimates Developed by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and the World Bank; Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990-2008. Estimates Developed by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and the World Bank.; Household surveys, including Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys by UNICEF.

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