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Table 4 Variation in indicators of maternal and newborn health by country

From: Health and wealth in Mesoamerica: findings from Salud Mesomérica 2015

Country Antenatal care Antenatal care Skilled birth Exclusive
(one visit, %)a (four visits %)a attendance (%)a breastfeeding (%)b
Overall Range across mun. Range across segments Overall Range across mun. Range across segments Overall Range across mun. Range across segments Overall Range across mun. Range across segments
El Salvador 96.8 93.5 - 100 80.0 - 100 90.0 84.2 - 100 40.0 - 100 85.5 67.5 - 100 20.0 - 100 60.5 0 - 78.0 0 - 100
Guatemala 30.4 7.1 - 71.4 0 - 92.3 25.3 3.8 - 83.3 0 - 90.0 24.7 2.1 - 71.4 0 - 100 79.5 27.5 - 100 0 - 100
Honduras 83.6 48.8 - 100 20.0 - 100 69.6 32.5 - 100 15.4 - 100 81.1 51.3 - 100 16.7 - 100 47.3 0 - 100 0 - 100
Mexico 74.1 27.0 - 100 0 - 100 57.9 10.5 - 90.0 0 - 100 46.3 0 -100 0 - 100 55.3 0 - 100 0 - 100
Nicaragua 95.3 88.7 - 100 57.1 - 100 80.4 73.3 - 91.8 40.8 - 100 89.8 46.5 - 100 37.5 - 100 55.6 0 - 100 0 - 100
Panamac 78.0 71.6 - 80.0 0 - 100 38.1 34.8 - 49.0 0 - 87.0 70.2 49.4 - 76.6 0 - 100 45.3 43.1 - 46.0 0 - 100
  1. Mun. municipalities
  2. aMost recent pregnancy in last two years
  3. bChildren 0–5 months old
  4. cIn Panama, these are provinces, not municipalities