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Table 1 Trends of selected MRH indicators

From: Perceptions of the effects of armed conflict on maternal and reproductive health services and outcomes in Burundi and Northern Uganda: a qualitative study

Country/Indicators ¤ Burundi Uganda Sub-Saharan Africa
Total population (thousands)§    
2000 9 233 24 276 638 974
2010 10 813 33 987 831 464
Total fertility rate*    
2000 7.1 6.9 5.8
2012 6.1 6.0 5.1
Maternal mortality ratio:    
2000 1000 650 830
2013 740 360 510
Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel (%):    
2000/2001 25.2 39 (2001) 43
2010/2011 60.3 57.4 (2011) 45
Current contraceptive use among married women 15-49 years old (%):    
2000/2001 15.7 22.8 18.7
2011 21.9 30 25.1
Antenatal care coverage (at least one visit and at least four visits) (%):    
2000/2002 78, Unavailable 92.4; 41.9 72; 48
2010/2011 98.9; 33.4 93.3; 47.6 79; 49
Unmet need for family planning (%):    
2001/2001 29 35 26.5
2011 32.4 34.3 25.3
Infant mortality rate (0-1 year) per 1,000 live births:    
2000 91.6 89.1 94
2010 60.9 51.3 68
  1. ¤Figures are the most recent available data from the UN MDG indicators monitoring database, except otherwise stated: http://mdgs.un.org/unsd/mdg/Data.aspx.
  2. §UN Population Division’s Population Estimates and Projection section: http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp/unpp/panel_population.htm.
  3. *Fertility rate, total (births per woman) - The World Bank: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.DYN.TFRT.IN.