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Table 1 Stillbirth rate estimates by Global Network region, 2010–2016 and rate of average annual decline

From: Trends and determinants of stillbirth in developing countries: results from the Global Network’s Population-Based Birth Registry

  Estimated Stillbirth Risk/1000 (95% CI)a
Total Africa India Pakistan Guatemala
Total 28.0 (26.6, 29.5) 21.3 (18.7, 24.4) 25.3 (24.0, 26.7) 56.9 (52.6, 61.6) 19.9 (17.5, 22.6)
2010 31.7 (29.5, 34.2) 24.5 (19.9, 30.2) 31.3 (28.5, 34.4) 58.4 (52.0, 65.5) 22.7 (19.5, 26.5)
2011 28.0 (25.7, 30.5) 19.0 (15.2, 23.7) 24.4 (22.0, 27.1) 62.0 (54.9, 70.1) 21.3 (17.4, 26.0)
2012 28.2 (25.6, 31.1) 24.6 (20.3, 29.9) 26.0 (24.1, 28.0) 57.7 (51.8, 64.3) 17.1 (12.5, 23.5)
2013 27.3 (25.2, 29.6) 21.5 (17.6, 26.3) 23.9 (22.1, 25.7) 62.0 (53.6, 71.8) 17.5 (14.4, 21.3)
2014 26.8 (24.8, 29.0) 20.8 (16.7, 25.8) 23.4 (20.7, 26.5) 59.2 (53.9, 65.0) 17.9 (15.1, 21.2)
2015 27.6 (25.2, 30.2) 19.2 (15.1, 24.5) 25.4 (22.5, 28.6) 52.7 (47.0, 59.0) 22.6 (18.4, 27.8)
2016 26.4 (24.4, 28.5) 20.5 (17.4, 24.1) 23.8 (20.9, 27.1) 47.7 (41.5, 54.8) 20.9 (17.4, 25.1)
Average Annual Decline (%) 3.0% 2.9% 4.5% 3.3% 1.4%
  1. aStillbirth rate estimates and 95% confidence intervals are obtained from a logistic regression model adjusting for region, year and the interaction of region by year with generalized estimating equations to control for cluster level effects