ARMM Health Statistics

37 per 1000

Infant Mortality Rate
(As of 2017)

55 per 1000

Under-5 Mortality Rate
(As of 2017)

3.1 births per woman

Total Fertility Rate
(As of 2017)

18%

All Basic Vaccinations
(As of 2017)

19%

Contraceptive Prevalence
(As of 2017)

28%

Births attended by SHP
(As of 2017)

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Summary

ARMM Health

KEY INDICATORS 2003 2008 2013 2017
Fertility
Total fertility rate women age 15-49 (number of children per woman) 4.2 4.3 4.7 3.1
Median age at first marriage for women age 25-49 (years) 19.9 19.8 20.0 20.8
Median age at first sexual intercourse for women age 25-49 (years) 20.0 19.9 20.1 20.6
Median age at first birth for women age 25-49 (years) 21.6 21.5 22.0 22.4
Married women age 15-49 wanting no more children (%) 30.7 37.2 31.4 28.0
Women age 15-24 who had begun childbearing (%) 32.1 27.2 24.4 22.4
Family Planning (currently married women age 15-49)
Women currently using any family planning method (%) 18.7 15.1 23.9 26.3
Women currently using modern family planning method (%) 11.5 9.9 15.3 18.7
Women currently using traditional family planning method (%) 7.2 5.2 8.6 7.6
Women with an unmet need for family planning (%) 27.6 32.7 27.4 17.8
Maternal Health  
Pregnant women who received antenatal care from a skilled provider (%) 49.8 46.7 52.8 68.8
Births assisted by a skilled provider (%) 21.7 19.3 20.3 34.0
Births delivered in a health facility (%) 10.7 14.7 12.4 28.0
Women who received postnatal checkup within two days after delivery (%) 31.7 75.3 20.5 64.0
Infant and Child Mortality (per 1000 live births)  
Neonatal mortality (deaths within the first month of life) 18 14 11 19
Post-neonatal mortality (difference between infant and neonatal mortality) 23 42 21 18
Infant mortality (deaths before the first birthday) 41 56 32 37
Child mortality (deaths between first and fifth birthday) 33 40 24 19
Under-5 mortality (deaths between birth and fifth birthday) 72 94 55 55
Children's Health and Nutrition  
Children 12-23 months fully vaccinated (%) 44.0 30.6 29.4 18.0
Children ever breastfed (among those born in the last 5 years) (%) 93.4 89.5 95.6 90.0
Children age 6-59 months who received Vitamin A supplements in 6 months (%) 50.5 48.0 61.4 44.6
Violence Against Women  
Women age 15 to 49 who experienced physical violence during pregnancy (%) - 1.3 1.4 0.3
Ever-married women who have ever experienced physical or sexual violence by their husband/partner (%) - 13.2 5.9 3.1
Women age 15 to 49 who have ever experienced physical or sexual violence sought help to stop violence (%) - 4.9 26.3 72.9

Source of data: Philippine Statistics Authority, National Demographic and Health Survey