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3.9Madolescents annually do not deliver their babies in a health facility
63%approximate reduction in adolescent maternal deaths in LMICs if all need for sexual and reproductive health services were met
59%of women in low-income countries deliver their babies in a health facility, compared to 97% in upper-middle income countries
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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.