The number of women who die, from any causes related to or worsened by pregnancy, while pregnant or within the first 42 days after pregnancy per a chosen number of women of reproductive age in a given year.
the annual number of deaths of women from pregnancy-related causes per 100,000 livebirths. (TWG on Maternal and Child Mortality, NSCB)
The annual number of deaths of women from pregnancy-related causes per 100,000 live births.
(NCHS) the maternal mortality rate is the number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births.
The maternal mortality rate is the number of maternal deaths per 100,000 women of reproductive age (15-49).
(also referred to as the maternal mortality ratio) Represents the number of maternal deaths for every 100,000 live births.
WHO describes the global issue of maternal mortality as â€¦a neglected and socially unjustifiable tragedy â€¦ For every death among women, there are 10 more who are left with morbidities of various kinds that may have life-long crippling effects which the women endure in silence. It is very rightly stated that maternal mortality is only the tip of the iceberg of maternal morbidity and womenâ€™s suffering. HDR calculates the Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) per 100,000 live births. TÃ¼rkÃ§e