Leading causes of neonatal deaths in Bolivia (2015)

  • 33% Preterm birth complications
  • 25% Intrapartum related events
  • 13% Sepsis | meningitis | tetanus
  • 16% Congenital abnormalities
  • 0% Diarrhoea
  • 6% Pneumonia
  • 7% Other conditions
Source: Liu et al. 2016. Global, regional, and national causes of under-5 mortality in 2000–15: an updated systematic analysis with implications for the Sustainable Development Goals. Lancet. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31593-8

key indicators

20

Newborn mortality rate (deaths per 1,000 live births)

2.82

Annual reduction in newborn mortality rate  2010-2015 (%)

51

Proportion of under-5 child deaths that are newborn (%)

13

Stillbirth rate (deaths per 1,000 births)

85

Skilled birth attendance (%)

78

Early initiation of breastfeeding (%)

9

Preterm birth rate (births <37 weeks per 100 live births)

206

Maternal mortality ratio (deaths per 100,000 live births)
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