Nigeria Maternal mortality rate

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Maternal mortality rate: 814 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)

Definition: The maternal mortality rate (MMR) is the annual number of female deaths per 100,000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incidental causes). The MMR includes deaths during pregnancy, childbirth, or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, for a specified year.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on October 8, 2016

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