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Table 2 Results for the six countries with highest annual number of maternal deaths

From: How many births in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia will not be attended by a skilled birth attendant between 2011 and 2015?

Country Current annual rate of improvement in SBA attendance Estimated 2010 SBA attendance (%) Estimated non-SBA births 2011-2015 (millions) for each scenario
   Urban areas Rural areas 1 2 3 4 5 6
India 1.4% 78 40 69 66 60 55 53 48
Nigeria -0.7% 66 27 19 19 19 17 17 17
Pakistan 10.1% 80 40 10 7 7 8 6 6
Afghanistan 4.9% 49 10 6 6 5 5 5 5
Ethiopia 0.4% 45 3 16 16 16 14 14 14
Democratic Republic of the Congo 3.4% 100 70 2 1 1 2 1 1
  1. The current annual trend in SBA attendance and the estimated SBA attendance in 2010 in urban and rural areas are listed for India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Projections for the estimated number of non-SBA births during the period 2011-2015 (inclusive) for the six scenarios set out in Table 1 are also given.