Jaipur: 13th May 2013
Twelve out of 100 maternal deaths reported in the state are in the age group of 15-19 years. This grim figures are part of the recently released (in May) annual health survey 2011-12 report. The report shows that maternal deaths among 15-19 age group account for 12% of total maternal deaths in the state. The state government has also accepted, in its draft annual report 2013-14, that more than 25% of girls become mothers between 15-19 years of age.
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