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Table 2 Summary measures of MMR, flexibility scores and GDP per capita in 162 countries by five-year time intervals

From: Abortion laws reform may reduce maternal mortality: an ecological study in 162 countries

   Time Interval
   1985–1989 1990–1994 1995–1999 2000–2004 2005–2009 2010–2013
MMR (Maternal deaths per 100,000 live births) Mean 367 328 296 259 219 186
Median 124 97 88 74 67 59
SD 467 446 413 359 298 253
Minimum 5 4 4 3 3 3
Maximum 2558 2902 2895 2649 1986 1580
Flexibility Score (0–7) Mean 3.67 3.82 3.86 3.84 3.90 4.10
Median 3 3 3 3 4 4
SD 2.50 2.47 2.47 2.50 2.50 2.50
Minimum 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maximum 7 7 7 7 7 7
GDP per Capita (current US$) Mean 4220 5386 6442 7353 11,310 14,367
Median 1179 1312 1633 1967 3467 5470
SD 6269 8667 10,119 11,625 17,250 20,958
Minimum 97 65 65 106 141 240
Maximum 31,664 45,935 53,358 74,970 104,841 113,726
Female primary completion rate (Female, %) Mean 66 70 76 81 85 89
Median 71 81 88 94 95 97
SD 32 32 29 29 23 20
Minimum 4 6 7 13 20 26
Maximum 135 120 128 188 134 116