1.12. Maternal mortality for causes of death

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1.12. Maternal mortality for causes of death

  2005 2010 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total1), people 370 295 215 210 196 188
Including:    
From ectopic pregnancy 21 10 4 2 7 2
From medical abortion 16 6 5 3 7 6
From abortions started and started outside the
medical institution and undetermined nature
46 26 8 11 12 11
From swelling, proteinuria and hypertensive disorders during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum perioda2) 47 28 25 33 20 22
From bleeding due to detachment
and breech of the placenta
33 21 19 19 13 12
From bleeding in childbirth and postpartum period 30 22 23 15 16 12
From sepsis during childbirth and in the postpartum period 14 10 11 7 7 13
From complications of anesthesia 9 11 6 5 6 4
From obstetric embolism 35 39 34 31 22 32
Other causes of obstetric death 57 44 25 27 27 23
From the rupture of the uterus before the beginning of childbirth
and during childbirth
8 5 4 2
From the indirect causes of obstetric death 57 77 47 52 53 49
From other complications of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum period 5 1 2
Death of mother onset in the period exceeding 42 days, but less than 1 year after childbirth (late maternal death) 3 1 2 1 1
Per 100000 born alive 25.4 16.5 11.3 10.8 10.1 10.0

1) Since 2007, no cases of late maternal death.

2) Until 2007 – from toxicosis of pregnant women.