Leading causes of neonatal deaths in Equatorial Guinea (2017)

  • 31% Preterm birth complications
  • 31% Intrapartum related events
  • 11% Sepsis | tetanus
  • 8% Congenital abnormalities
  • 1% Diarrhoea
  • 7% 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

31

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

2.2

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

36

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

16

Stillbirth rate (deaths per 1,000 births)

68

Skilled birth attendance (%)

21

Early initiation of breastfeeding (%)

12

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

342

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