St. Lucia - Births attended by skilled health staff

Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total)

Births attended by skilled health staff (% of total) in St. Lucia was 98.70 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 17 years was 100.00 in 2008, while its lowest value was 97.90 in 2006.

Definition: 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.

Source: UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, and Demographic and Health Surveys.

See also:

Year Value
1995 100.00
1997 99.70
2000 100.00
2002 98.00
2003 99.00
2004 100.00
2005 100.00
2006 97.90
2007 100.00
2008 100.00
2010 98.50
2012 98.70

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Reproductive health