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Table 4 Ghana selected maternal and child health indicators

From: Inequities in maternal and child health outcomes and interventions in Ghana

Indicator Value
IMR per 1000 live births 50
U5MR per 1000 live births 80
Perinatal mortality rate per 1000 live births 39
Stunting (%) 37.8
Underweight (%) 17
Wasting (%) 10.7
Anaemia among children 6-59 months (%) 77.9
Acute respiratory infection (%) 5.5
Diarrhoea (%) 19.8
Body mass index < 18.5 (thin) (%) 8.6
Body mass index, 25-29.9 (overweight) (%) 20.7
Body mass index ≥ 30 (obese) (%) 9.3
Anaemia among women age 15-49 years (%) 58.7