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Table 4 Demographic and epidemiological indicators for the six selected countries

From: The ‘Dream Team’ for sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn and adolescent health: an adjusted service target model to estimate the ideal mix of health care professionals to cover population need

Country Stage in obstetric transitionf Maternal mortality ratio, 2015a Neonatal mortality rate, 2015b Total fertility rate, 2010–2015c Prevalence of HIV in adults aged 15–49, 2012d Contraceptive method mixg: % female sterilisatione
Azerbaijan IV 25 18 2.30 0.1 0.8
Malawi II 634 22 5.25 10.9 21.0
Myanmar III 178 26 2.25 0.7 2.2
Peru III 68 8 2.50 0.4 10.7
Uzbekistan IV 36 20 2.48 0.2 3.2
Zambia III 224 21 5.45 12.8 3.9
  1. Sources: aWHO et al [29]; bHealthy Newborn Network [30]; cUN Population Division [31]; dUNAIDS [32]; eAzerbaijan 2006 DHS [33], Malawi 2010 DHS [34], Myanmar MoH [35], Peru 2012 DHS [36], Uzbekistan 2006 MICS [37], Zambia 2013-14 DHS [38]
  2. fI: maternal mortality ratio (MMR) > 1000; II: MMR 300–999; III: MMR = 50–299; IV: MMR <50; V: no avoidable deaths
  3. gCurrently married women