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Palau

Palau 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."
  • 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.
  • 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 100% 2007 2nd out of 45
Pregnant women receiving prenatal care 100% 2007 5th out of 37
Use of birth control > Women over 15 21 2007 19th out of 23

SOURCES: UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International.; Household surveys, including Demographic and Health Surveys by Macro International and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys by UNICEF.

Citation

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

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