Leading causes of neonatal deaths in Colombia (2017)

  • 34% Preterm birth complications
  • 9% Intrapartum related events
  • 15% Sepsis | tetanus
  • 27% Congenital abnormalities
  • 0% Diarrhoea
  • 4% Pneumonia
  • 11% Other conditions
Source: Estimates generated by the WHO and Maternal and Child Epidemiology Estimation Group (MCEE) 2018 and downloaded from http://data.unicef.org

key indicators

8

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

3.1

Annual reduction in newborn mortality rate 2000-2017 (%)

54

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

8

Stillbirth rate (deaths per 1,000 births)

99

Skilled birth attendance (%)

57

Early initiation of breastfeeding (%)

15

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

64

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