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Table 1 Trends in health-related MDG indicators in Myanmar, 1990-2010

From: Taking stock of Myanmar’s progress toward the health-related Millennium Development Goals: current roadblocks, paths ahead

MDG indicator 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 Actual % reduction achieved Goal for 2015
MDG 4: Reduce by two-thirds, between 1990 and 2015, the under-5 mortality rate. 4.1 Under-5 mortality rate a 115 91 80 61 54 53.0 38
4.2 Infant mortality rate a 77 69 62 55 49 36.0 26
MDG 5: Reduce by three quarters, between 1990 and 2015, the maternal mortality ratio. 5.1 Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) a 520 380 300 230 200 62.0 130
MDG 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases. 6.1 HIV prevalence among those aged 15–24 years a* 0.2 0.6 0.8 0.7 - - -
6.6 Malaria incidence and malaria-associated death rates (malaria morbidity) b 24.4 14.6 11.8 9.5 11.7 52.0 12.2
6.6 Malaria incidence and malaria-associated death rates (malaria mortality) b 12.6 8.4 5.5 3.1 1.3 89.7 6.3
6.9 TB incidence a 393 404 412 403 384 2.0 197
6.9 TB prevalence a 894 881 831 647 525 41.0 447
  6.9 TB-associated death rates among HIV-negative people a 113 115 104 66 49 57.0 57
  1. aSource: World Health Organization, Global Health Observatory.
  2. bSource: Ministry of Health, Health in Myanmar 2012.
  3. *Available data were incomplete for this metric.