Leading causes of neonatal deaths in Turkmenistan (2015) 37% Preterm birth complications24% Intrapartum related events13% Sepsis | meningitis | tetanus14% Congenital abnormalities 0% Diarrhoea6% Pneumonia7% 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. Maternal mortality of deaths per 100,000 live births key indicators 22 Newborn mortality rate (deaths per 1,000 live births) 2.0 Annual reduction in newborn mortality rate 2000-2016 (%) 44 Proportion of under-5 child deaths that are newborn (%) 17 Stillbirth rate (deaths per 1,000 births) 100 Skilled birth attendance (%) 73 Early initiation of breastfeeding (%) 10 Preterm birth rate (births <37 weeks per 100 live births) 42 Maternal mortality ratio (deaths per 100,000 live births) Visit our Newborn numbers page to explore the most recent data further Featured Resources Countdown country profile – Turkmenistan The Countdown country profile presents in one place the best and latest evidence to enable… RESOURCES Countdown country profile – Turkmenistan Briefs 2010 Countdown to 2015 Decade Report Statistics State of the World’s Mothers 2010 Reports View All Related Resources FROM THE BLOG Sorry, no posts at this time. IN THE NEWS Sorry, no posts at this time.