Leading causes of neonatal deaths in Brazil (2019)

Source: Estimates for causes of death 2000-2019 generated by the WHO and Maternal and Child Epidemiology Estimation Group (MCEE) 2022 and downloaded from http://data.unicef.org

key indicators

9

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

3.8

Annual reduction in newborn mortality rate 2000-2020 (%)

59

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

8

Stillbirth rate (deaths per 1,000 births)

99

Skilled birth attendance (%)

43

Early initiation of breastfeeding (%)

11

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

60

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