Births Attended by Skilled Health Staff (As % of Total) remained unchanged in Azerbaijan in 2016

Births Attended by Skilled Health Staff (As % of Total) (%)
Health Care | Azerbaijan | May 17, 2019
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Births attended by skilled health staff as a share of total reached 99.8 % in 2016 in Azerbaijan, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, births attended by skilled health staff as a share of total in Azerbaijan reached an all time high of 99.9 % in 2013 and an all time low of 84.1 % in 2000.

Azerbaijan has been ranked 11th within the group of 43 countries we follow in terms of births attended by skilled health staff as a share of total, 67 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Births attended by skilled health staff are the percentage of deliveries attended by personnel trained to give the necessary supervision, care, and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and the postpartum period, to conduct deliveries on their own, and to care for newborns.

Births Attended by Skilled Health Staff (As % of Total) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Armenia % 100% 100% 100% ... 99.8% ... ...
Azerbaijan % 99.8% 99.9% 99.9% 99.8% 99.8% ... ...
China % 99.8% 99.9% 99.9% 99.9% ... ... ...
Georgia % 99.8% 99.9% 99.9% 99.9% ... ... ...
Germany % 98.5% 98.5% 98.5% 98.7% ... ... ...
Iran % 98.8% 98.8% 99.0% ... ... ... ...
Iraq % ... 70.4% ... ... ... ... ... ...
Japan % 99.8% ... 99.8% 99.9% ... ... ...
Pakistan % ... 51.0% 52.1% ... ... ... ...
Russia % 99.7% 99.7% 99.7% ... ... ... ...
Turkey % ... ... ... 97.4% 97.4% ... ... ... ...
Turkmenistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... 100% ... ...
USA % 99.3% 99.2% 98.5% 99.1% ... ... ...