Table 5

Demographic characteristics in 64 maternal deaths in Kassala State (2004-2005)

Characteristic

n = (64)

%


Residence category


Urban

11

17.2


Rural

53

82.8


Deceased education


Illiterate

40

62.5


Non-formal

18

28.1


Elementary

2

03.1


Secondary

3

04.6


Higher

1

01.6


Husband education


Illiterate

31

48.4


Non-formal

28

43.8


Elementary

1

01.6


Secondary

3

04.6


Higher

3

04.6


Husband occupation


Farmer

23

36.0


Worker

15

23.4


Sheppard

13

20.3


Other

13

20.3


Mohammed et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:102   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-11-102

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