This chart shows current worldwide Maternal Mortality Rate per 100,000 live births.
Current World Maternal mortality rates (2008): 251 per 100,000 live births
The maternal mortality ratio (MMR) is the annual number of female deaths from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incidental causes) during pregnancy and childbirth or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, per 100,000 live births, for a specified year.
Updated from year 2005 -> 2008.
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