Table 3

Cause of maternal death in 64 cases in Kassala State (2004-2006)

Cause

n

%


Direct obstetric causes


Obstetric hemorrhage

10

15.6


Obstructed labor

9

14.1


Puerperal sepsis

7

10.9


HDP

5

07.8


Abortion

4

06.3


Miscellaneous

3

04.7


Indirect causes:


Severe anemia

13

20.3


Acute febrile illness

6

09.4


Jaundice

4

06.3


Miscellaneous

3

04.7


Total

64

100.0


HDP, hypertensive disease with pregnancy

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