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Congo, Republic of the

Congo, Republic of the 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."
  • Pregnant women receiving prenatal care: Pregnant women receiving prenatal care are the percentage of women attended at least once during pregnancy by skilled health personnel for reasons related to pregnancy.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Births attended by skilled health staff > % of total 83.4% 2005 44th out of 57
Lifetime risk of maternal death > 1 in > Rate varies by country 39 2008 141st out of 164
Maternal mortality ratio > Modeled estimate > Per 100,000 live births 580 2008 19th out of 165
Pregnant women receiving prenatal care 85.8% 2005 27th out of 35

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.

Citation

"Congo, Republic of the Reproductive health Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Congo,-Republic-of-the/Health/Reproductive-health