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Maternal Mortality Estimates by Country 1980-2008

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General Info
Provider 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Geography 
Coverage type 
Global
Time period covered 
01/1980 - 12/2008
Data type
Summary 

IHME research, published online in The Lancet in April 2010, with data from a global assessment of levels and trends in maternal mortality for the years 1980-2008. The  study, Maternal mortality for 181 countries, 1980-2008: a systematic analysis of progress towards Millennium Development Goal 5, provides global, regional, and national level estimates of the maternal mortality ratio (MMR - the number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births) as well as the number of maternal deaths.

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Publication year 
2010
Suggested citation 

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. Maternal Mortality Estimates 1980-2008. Seattle, United States: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, 2010.