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A Critical Analysis Of The Maternal Mortality Rate Of Women

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Two Picture Analyses: Picture No .1 : The graph was constructed taking into account the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of countries with available data and connecting it to the Maternal Mortality Rate of Women per 100,000 live births (WHO). Both of these sets of data have a very strong relationship and can b used to display Throughout history the WHO has decreased in every country, therefore improving the lives of most women, but even in the modern world some countries have an exceptionally high WHO per 100 000 live births, mainly in less developed countries / regions that have minimal access to important medical treatments and technology. Lower GDP results In a higher WHO The graph clearly displays a strong negative correlation…show more content…
Many countries have seen rapid changes like India which is currently attempting to reduce the amount of children per woman, which is quite present on the graph. Most countries at the beginning of the 20th century all had similar statistics, but since then Europe, America and Australia just to name a few have improved in their life expectancy as well as reduce the amount of children per woman, whilst most developing countries have stayed the same remaining with a high children per woman and low life expectancy in women. Conclusion: “Low female literacy rates and low gross domestic product results in higher fertility rates and higher maternal mortality rates. By improving literacy and education of women this pattern could be changed.” The statement written above is correct and can be supported by the graphs above. It is evident that a higher GDP in families can help provide young women with the education they need to avoid having a large amount of children and keeping them informed about the benefits of a healthy diet and lifestyle. The third and fourth graphs are very good evidence for backing up the statement. They both show that lower literacy rates usually mean that women will have more kids and that a low GDP per capita also results in women having more children. The maternal mortality rate is also much higher if a person’s GDP is low, which is more than likely a result of women not being able to afford or be provided with an education. A very important aspect
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