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  • Reproductive Health
    • Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel
    • Contraceptive Use Among Married Women Ages 15-49, by Method Type
    • Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death (1 in:)
    • Maternal Deaths per 100,000 Live Births
    • Supply of Modern Contraceptive Methods, by Source
    • Use of Modern Contraception Among Married Women, by Income Quintile
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Reproductive Health

Nigeria World
Percent 39% 67%

Source: PRB The World's Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet

Notes: (-) Data unavailable, inapplicable, or not collected.

Method Type Nigeria World
All Methods 14% 62%
Modern Methods 9% 56%

Source: PRB 2013 World Population Data Sheet

Nigeria World
Number 29 180

Source: PRB Family Planning Worldwide 2013 Data Sheet

Definition: The probability that a 15 year old woman will eventually die from causes related to pregnancy or childbirth. The measure combines the probability of becoming pregnant and the risk of death from each pregnancy (as measured by the 2010 maternal mortality ratio).

Notes:  (-) Data unavailable, inapplicable, or not collected.

Nigeria World
Number 840 260

Source: PRB The World's Women and Girls 2011 Data Sheet

Notes: (-) Data unavailable, inapplicable, or not collected.

Source Nigeria World
Public 23%
Private 74%

Source: PRB Family Planning Worldwide 2013 Data Sheet

Definition: Public sources of modern methods include government hospitals and clinics, dispensaries, mobile clinics, government field workers, and maternity centers. Private sources include private hospitals, pharmacies, doctors, community-based distributors, and nongovernmental organizations. Also included are shops, kiosks, friends, and relatives.

Notes: (-) Data unavailable, inapplicable, or not collected.

Income Quintile Nigeria World
Poorest Fifth 2%
Middle Fifth 9%
Richest Fifth 21%

Source: PRB Family Planning Worldwide 2013 Data Sheet

Definition: Percent of married women ages 15-49 using modern contraception, by wealth quintile. Researchers divide the population into quintiles or five groups of equal size, based on an index of surveyed household assets that serve as a proxy measure for wealth. Data are shown for the poorest, middle, and richest fifths.

Notes: (-) Data unavailable, inapplicable, or not collected.