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63%approximate reduction in adolescent maternal deaths in LMICs if all need for sexual and reproductive health services were met
31Mwomen in LMICs do not deliver their babies in a health facility
$10.60the annual per-person cost in LMICs to meet the need for essential sexual and reproductive health services
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If all women in low-and middle-income countries wanting to avoid pregnancy were to use modern contraception and all pregnant women were to receive care that meets international standards, unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortions and maternal deaths would drop by about two-thirds.