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Death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, from any cause relate to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental causes.
Death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the cause of death.
Late maternal death
Death of a woman from a direct or indirect obstetric cause, more than 42 days, but less than 1 year, after termination of pregnancy.
Proportion of maternal deaths (PM)
Proportion of maternal deaths among deaths of women of reproductive age.
Proportion of pregnancy-related deaths (pregnancy-related PM)
Proportion of pregnancy-related deaths among deaths of women of reproductive age.
Maternal mortality ratio (MMR)
The ratio of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births.
Maternal mortality rate
The ratio of maternal deaths to the women-years of exposure for women aged 15-49 years.
The probability of a 15-year old girl eventually dying from a maternal cause, assuming she is subjected throughout her lifetime to the risks of maternal death as estimated for that country-year.
Annual (continuous) rate of reduction
Measure of relative decline per year, defined as:
where t1and t2refer to different years with t1<t2, and MMR is the maternal mortality ratio.
Refers to incorrect coding in civil registration, due either to error in the medical certification of cause of death or error in applying the correct code.
Refers to incomplete death registration. Includes both the identification of individual deaths in each country and the national coverage of the register.
Is a combination of misclassification and incompleteness.
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