Leading causes of neonatal deaths in Bolivia (2013)

  • 28% Preterm birth complications
  • 27% Intrapartum related events
  • 17% Sepsis | meningitis | tetanus
  • 17% Congenital abnormalities
  • 0% Diarrhoea
  • 4% Pneumonia
  • 7% Other conditions
Source: Liu L et al. 2014. Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality in 2000–2013: an updated systematic analysis. The Lancet. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61698-6

key indicators

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Newborn mortality rate (NMR), 2015

2.82

% average annual rate of NMR reduction, 2000–2013

51

% under-5 child deaths that are newborn, 2013

12.9

Number of stillbirths per 1,000 births, 2015

84

% skilled birth attendance, 2009–2013

64

% early initiation of breastfeeding, 2009–2013

9

% preterm (births <37 weeks per 100 live births), 2010

206

Maternal mortality ratio, 2015
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