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Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe 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 81.7% 2009 5th out of 12
Pregnant women receiving prenatal care 97.9% 2009 8th out of 19
Use of birth control > Women over 15 38.4 2009 10th out of 10

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

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