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Prognosis of Childbirth

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Childbirth: 399 female deaths for "pregnancy and childbirth" in America in the USA 2001(NCHS, 2003)

Death rate: 1.5 percent (NIDDK)

Estimated mortality rate for Childbirth from incidence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 399 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 399 female deaths for "pregnancy and childbirth" in America in the USA 2001(NCHS, 2003))
  • Incidence: 4,042,999 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 4,043,000 annual live births ending Aug 2001 (NVSR 50:7 2002); 4,058,814 annually in 1999 in USA (CDC)
  • 0.0099% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Childbirth and Overview of Childbirth.

Complications:

Complications of Childbirth may include:

  • Complications to the child - many possible effects may occur to the child during and after childbirth:
    • Normal healthy child - this is the most likely outcome.
  • Possible complications involving death of the child during or after childbirth:
  • more complications...»

See also complications of Childbirth.

Death Statistics for Childbirth

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Childbirth:

  • Death rate statistics for mother during pregnancy/childbirth:
    • 399 female deaths for "pregnancy and childbirth" in America in the USA 2001(NCHS, 2003)
    • 150 black female deaths for "pregnancy and childbirth" in America in the USA 2001(NCHS, 2003)
    • 151 female deaths for "pregnancy and childbirth" in America in the USA 2001(NCHS, 2003)
    • 16 Asian/Pacific Islander female deaths for "pregnancy and childbirth" in America in the USA 2001(NCHS, 2003)
  • more death statistics...»

Childbirth: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Childbirth usually refers to the likely outcome of Childbirth. The prognosis of Childbirth may include the duration of Childbirth, chances of complications of Childbirth, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Childbirth, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Childbirth. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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