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Table 1 Sociodemographic of Pakistan

From: Barefoot therapists: barriers and facilitators to delivering maternal mental health care through peer volunteers in Pakistan: a qualitative study

  Variable Value
1 Population 182 million
2 Life expectancy 65 years
3 Fertility rate 3.8
4 Women in child-bearing age (15–49 years) 27.5 %
5 Population below the poverty line 21 %
6 Overall literacy rate 57 %
7 Women’s literacy rate 34 %
7 Contraception usage 35.4 %
8 Births attended by skilled birth attendant 52.1 %
9 Infant mortality rate 6.9 %
10 Child mortality rate 8.9 %
11 Maternal mortality rates 0.276 %
12 Children underweight 31.5 %
  1. Source
  2. 1: THE World Bank. 2013. Data [Online]. Available: http://data.worldbank.org. [Accessed 15 November 2014]
  3. 2–3: United Nation Development Report. 2013. Data [Online]. Available: http://www.pk.undp.org/content/pakistan/en/home/countryinfo/. [Accessed 10 October 2014]
  4. 4–7: Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement Survey. 2013. Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Government of Pakistan
  5. 8–12: Pakistan Millennium Development goals report. 2013. Planning Commission, Government of Pakistan