Progress towards Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 on maternal and child mortality: an updated systematic analysis
Published in The Lancet, September 2011
Data and Methods
Figure 1. MDG 4 attainment year based on annualized rates of change, 1990-2011 (2MB PDF)
Figure 2. MDG 5 attainment year based on annualized rates of change, 1990-2011 (2MB PDF)
Table 1. Countries with the most maternal and child deaths, 2011 (22KB xls)
Table 2. Maternal and child mortality by country, 1990, 2000, and 2011 (74KB xls)
Table 3. MDG 4 and 5 attainment by 2015 by country (14KB xls)
Table 4. Maternal mortality ratio (MMR), maternal deaths, and annualized rate of decline by country, 1990, 2000, and 2011 (49KB xls)
Table 5. Child mortality rates by age, under-5 mortality, and annualized rate of decline by country, 2011 (30K xls)
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