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Table 3 Projected health outcomes for women and infants, average per year between 2010 and 2025, for the baseline model (constant unmet need) and two scenarios (all needs met by 2020 and all needs met by 2050) in Vanuatu and Solomon Islands

From: The case for investing in family planning in the Pacific: costs and benefits of reducing unmet need for contraception in Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands

Projected average per year (2010–2025) Vanuatu Solomon Islands
Constant unmet need All needs met by 2050 All needs met by 2020 Constant unmet need All needs met by 2050 All needs met by 2020
Number % reduction in outcome Number % reduction in outcome Number % reduction in outcome Number % reduction in outcome
Total pregnancies 10,102 7,137 29 5,751 43 20,286 18,281 10 17,340 15
Unintended pregnancies 4,517 2,417 47 1,397 69 4,147 2,742 34 2,072 50
Induced abortions 1,491 798 47 461 68 1,368 905 34 684 50
Total births 7,298 5,411 26 4,542 38 16,280 15,000 8 14,402 12
Unintended births and miscarriages 3,026 1,620 47 936 69 2,778 1,840 34 1,390 50
Birth with any avoidable risk 4,049 2,530 38 1,940 52 8,922 7,720 13 7,185 20
Maternal deaths 7 5 26 4 39 26 24 8 23 12
Infant deaths 192 117 39 89 54 375 324 13 302 20
  1. ‡ Births to women aged <18 or >35 years; births spaced < 18 months apart; birth order 4 or more.