Definition: The maternal mortality ratio (MMRatio) 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 MMRatio 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 - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020See also: Maternal mortality rate map
Why Louisiana’s maternal mortality rates are so high
Politico on MSN.com - 5/19/2022 8:30:00 PM
Bill Cassidy (R-La.) said Louisiana’s maternal mortality rate — one of the worst in the nation — does not tell the whole story of maternal health in the state because of its large Black population and the uncommonly broad definition Louisiana uses.
Maternal Mortality Rate Increases
Peace FM Online - 5/10/2022 12:21:00 PM
Eight hundred and seventy-five maternal deaths were recorded in the country last year, the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has disclosed. The figure represented an increase of 12.3 per cent over the 776 recorded in 2020.
Counterfeit drugs as major cause of maternal mortality
The Nation Newspaper - 5/18/2022 1:50:00 AM
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), PPH accounts for one quarter of all maternal ... failure rate is insignificant compared to those imported to the country. Regarding medicine ...
US leads developed world in maternal mortality rate
GMA - 5/7/2022 1:00:00 PM
Recent CDC data shows that the maternal mortality rate among Black women was more than double that of white women in the U.S. in 2020. Overall rates have remained higher than other developed nations.
Black Iowans face a startlingly high maternal mortality rate, and it's a systemic problem
Iowa Public Radio - 5/20/2022 12:02:00 AM
In 2020, the maternal mortality rate for pregnant non-Hispanic Black people was three times the rate for white individuals. And in Iowa those numbers are even starker: Black people in Iowa are six times more likely to die during or shortly after childbirth than white individuals.
In a Post-Roe US, Expect More Births in a Country With Rising Maternal Mortality
Truthout - 5/7/2022 4:37:00 PM
Government data released this year shows that U.S. maternal deaths increased significantly in the first year of COVID.
Laos’ maternal mortality rate among highest in ASEAN
The Phnom Penh Post - 5/10/2022 9:24:00 PM
The lack of healthcare facilities in some parts of Laos is one of the reasons for the high maternal mortality rate, health chiefs say. Although Laos has made significant progress in terms of the maternal mortality ratio since 1990, lowering the rate of ...
The Uneven Burden of U.S. Maternal Mortality
Statista on MSN.com - 5/18/2022 11:38:58 AM
This chart shows pregnancy-related deaths in the United States per 100,000 live births (by race/ethnicity of mother).
Why Is the Maternal Mortality Rate Rising in America?
Yahoo Finance - 5/5/2022 12:22:00 PM
The United States ranks 55th in the world for maternal health safety, and it is only one of two industrialized countries that has a rising maternal mortality rate. Christy Turlington Burns shares ...
Pledge to Eliminate Maternal Mortality on This Year's Mother's Day
Medindia - 5/8/2022 11:55:00 PM
Mother's Day this year strives to reduce maternal mortality in India, which is a concern even in the 21st century. India is rated among those low and middle-income nations from around the world ...