ABR

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ABRAccredited Buyers Representative (real estate certification)
ABRAdvance Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, LA)
ABRAbraham
ABRAuditory Brainstem Response (audiology)
ABRAugust Burns Red (band)
ABRAbridged
ABRAmerican Board of Radiology
ABRAdaptive Bit Rate (computer streaming)
ABRAvailable Bit Rate
ABRAmerican Book Review (est. 1977; publication)
ABRArea Border Router (Sprint)
ABRAutomatic Beacon Removal
ABRAuxiliary Bass Radiator
ABRas Billed Rate
ABRAverage Bit Rate
ABRAutomatic Bios Recovery
ABRAutomatic Backup and Recovery
ABRAnswer Bit Ratio
ABRAdobe Brushes File
ABRAutomatic Baud Rate
ABRAuto Busy Redial
ABRAdvanced Bit Rate
ABRArea Border Router
ABRAustralian Business Register
ABRApproved Budget Request
ABRAssociation of British Residents (Sri Lanka)
ABRAnnualized Base Rent
ABRAdolescent Birth Rate
ABRAuditory Brain Stem Response
ABRArchitectural Barrier Removal (various locations)
ABRAverage Bit Rate (sound encoding)
ABRAnaerobic Baffled Reactor
ABRAssociativity-Based Routing
ABRAngle Bracket (timber connector)
ABRAfrican Business Roundtable
ABRAutomatic Baud Rate (storage technique)
ABRAutomatic Budget Reallocation
ABRAmerican Bicycle Racing (Kenosha, WI)
ABRAberdeen, SD, USA - Aberdeen Regional Airport (Airport Code)
ABRArbres Binaires de Recherche (French: Binary Search Trees)
ABRAgreement for Boat Repair
ABRAcademic Bill of Rights
ABRAngiographic Binary Restenosis
ABRAbsolute Bed Rest
ABRAssociation of Battery Recyclers
ABRAmerican Born Russian
ABRAcrylate-Butadiene Rubber
ABRAccomplishment Based Renewal (US NSF)
ABRArea Business Representative
ABRAustralian Book of Reference (Australian Defence Force)
ABRAdult Breastfeeding Relationship
ABRAudiometric Brainstem Response (neurology)
ABRAbortus-Bang Ring (test)
ABRAbove Base Rate
ABRAverage Broker Recommendation (Zacks investing reports)
ABRApplied Benefits Research
ABRAero-Ballistic Rocket
ABRAlex Brown Racing
ABRAirborne Relay
ABRAveraged Brainstem Response
ABRAnswer to Bid Ratio (telecommunications)
ABRAverage Bandwidth Requirement
ABRAccelerated Benefits Rider (life insurance)
ABRAmphibian Boat Reconnaissance
ABRAdvanced Breeder Reactor
ABRAttogen Biomedical Research
ABRAbdominal Bowel Resection
ABRAutonomous Boundary Router
ABRAdvanced Battery Research
ABRAdditional Billet Requirements
ABRArray Based Replication (storage technique)
ABRAutomatic Bandwidth Response (Digital Link)
ABRAs Built Reconciliation
ABRAccrued Benefit Ratio
ABRAgreement Boat Repair
ABRAverage Breath Rate
ABRAdvanced Bus Remanufacturing
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Additionally, regional differences reveal unequal progress: adolescent birth rates range from a high of 115 births per 1,000 women in west Africa to 64 births per 1,000 women in Latin America and the Caribbean to 45 births per 1,000 women in south-eastern Asia, to a low of 7 births per 1,000 women in eastern Asia.
Reproductive health has been evaluated on the basis of maternal mortality and adolescent birth rates and economic activity is measured in terms of labour participation rates.
In a statement, experts from United Nations agencies International Planned Parenthood Federation and Plan International and some civil society organizations said that while adolescent birth rates have declined globally, they remained generally stagnant or has been increasing in Southeast Asia.
Some of the important factors that have been identified as major culprits include: shortage of properly trained healthcare workforce (according to the Ministry of Health there are very few trained midwives to attend to deliveries and the country has fewer than 200 medical doctors for a population that is now estimated to be over 10 million); substandard health care facilities; early forced marriages, which lead to extremely high adolescent birth rate, estimated to be 300 /1,000 births (UN agencies have declared that in South Sudan a 15 year old girl is more likely to die from childbirth than finish school); low vaccination coverage; poor sanitation that leads to all kinds of infections; extraneous duties during pregnancy and many other factors.
Summary: Lebanon's adolescent birth rate is well below that of developing countries as a whole, according to statistics issued by the U.N.
MDG 5 has four indicators-the contraceptive prevalence rate, adolescent birth rate, antenatal care coverage and family planning needs.
This report reveals that preterm births declined for the fourth straight year and that the adolescent birth rate declined.
The adolescent birth rate declined for the second consecutive year, preterm births declined for the third consecutive year, adolescent injury deaths declined, and fewer 12th graders binge drank, according to the federal governmenta[euro](tm)s annual statistical report on the well-being of the nation's children and youth.
The adolescent birth rate also stands at 45 -- the number of births per thousand women between the ages of 15 and 19 years.
The entry of women into the labour force in large numbers was also a crucial factor in reducing adolescent birth rate, according to MDG Qatar 2010.
Since 1991, the adolescent birth rate has dropped by more than two-fifths, from 39 births for every 1,000 girls.
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