Table 3

Estimates of prevalence, intraclass correlation coefficients, their respective 95% CI, design effect and mean cluster size for variables related to outcome
Variable P (%) ICC 95% CI for ICC DEFF na
· Any hemorrhagic complication 24.8 0.165 0.062−0.268 129.54 354
· Abruptio placentae 5.7 0.016 0.003−0.029 9.55 354
· Placenta previa/acreta 2.2 0.017 0.004−0.031 6.24 354
· Complicated ectopic pregnancy 3.1 0.034 0.009−0.059 17.72 354
· Uterine rupture 0.3 0.005 <0.001−0.011 2.12 354
· Severe post abortion hemorrhage 1.3 0.015 0.003−0.028 5.92 354
· Postpartum hemorrhage 12.5 0.248 0.110−0.387 200.97 354
✓ Atony 63.0 0.375 0.134−0.617 77.37 44
✓ Retained placenta 11.8 0.114 0.005−0.224 12.94 44
✓ Tears 8.8 0.130 0.008−0.251 10.04 44
✓ Coagulopathy 4.6 0.102 0.002−0.203 13.51 44
✓ Uterine inversion 0.6 0.035 <0.001−0.079 1.65 44
✓ Other obstetric cause 11.2 0.370 0.130−0.610 43.77 44
· Other severe hemorrhage 1.0 0.023 0.005−0.041 6.16 354
· Any complication due to hypertension 70.2 0.183 0.072−0.294 124.72 354
· Severe preeclampsia 51.2 0.231 0.099−0.363 188.23 354
· Eclampsia 4.5 0.023 0.005−0.040 14.62 354
· Severe hypertension 18.3 0.334 0.169−0.499 289.00 354
· HELLP syndrome 6.2 0.028 0.007−0.049 15.43 354
· Acute fatty liver 0.2 0.005 0.001−0.010 1.59 354
· Any other complication 17.2 0.103 0.034−0.172 31.93 354
· Pulmonary edema 1.7 0.020 0.004−0.036 4.45 354
· Seizures 1.4 0.009 0.001−0.016 3.66 354
· Thrombocytopenia 3.9 0.022 0.005−0.039 6.77 354
· Thyrotoxic crises 0.1 0.007 0.001−0.013 1.55 354
· Shock 3.1 0.034 0.009−0.059 9.95 354
· Acute respiratory failure 4.0 0.051 0.014−0.087 19.37 354
· Acidosis 1.6 0.021 0.005−0.038 12.54 354
· Cardiopathy 1.7 0.013 0.002−0.023 5.71 354
· Stroke 0.2 0.001 0.001−0.003 1.10 354
· Coagulation defects 2.0 0.012 0.002−0.021 4.69 354
· Disseminated intravascular coagulation 0.6 0.012 0.002−0.021 2.60 354
· Thromboembolism 0.9 0.010 0.001−0.018 4.95 354
· Diabetic ketoacidosis 0.2 0.004 0.001−0.008 0.94 354
· Jaundice/liver dysfunction 1.4 0.014 0.003−0.026 2.46 354
· Meningitis <0.1 <0.001 0.001−0.002 0.94 354
· Severe sepsis 3.5 0.064 0.019−0.109 18.09 354
✓ Postpartum endometritis 19.5 0.131 0.011−0.252 3.95 13
✓ Post abortion endometritis 11.0 0.043 0.001−0.115 2.13 13
✓ Pulmonary focus 29.3 0.055 0.001−0.133 2.03 13
✓ Urinary focus 25.0 0.013 0.001−0.067 1.08 13
✓Other 15.2 0.042 0.001−0.113 1.15 13
· Acute renal failure 2.2 0.027 0.006−0.047 8.68 354
· Complication possibly associated with Influenza A ‘H1N1’ 2.2 0.056 0.016−0.097 20.62 354
· Any clinical maternal near miss criteria 5.5 0.037 0.010−0.065 15.44 354
· Cyanosis 1.3 0.023 0.005−0.040 12.63 354
· Gasping 0.4 0.009 0.001−0.017 4.21 354
· Respiratory rate <6 or RR>40 2.0 0.016 0.003−0.029 8.42 354
· Shock 2.6 0.031 0.008−0.054 9.24 354
· Oliguria unresponsive to fluids or diuretics 0.9 0.010 0.001−0.018 4.43 354
· Coagulation problems 1.0 0.012 0.002−0.021 4.88 354
· Loss of consciousness for 12h or more 0.7 0.005 <0.001−0.010 4.25 354
· Absence of consciousness and absence of pulse rate/heartbeat 0.7 0.006 0.001−0.011 4.96 354
· Stroke 0.3 0.002 0.001−0.005 1.16 354
· Uncontrolled seizures – total paralysis 0.2 0.001 <0.001−0.004 2.22 354
· Jaundice in presence of preeclampsia 0.3 0.001 <0.001−0.002 1.36 354
· Any laboratory near miss criteria 5.2 0.047 0.013−0.082 12.08 354
· O2 saturation < 90% for longer than 60 min 1.9 0.016 0.003−0.029 8.30 354
· PaO2/FiO2 < 200 (Yes/No) 1.1 0.015 0.003−0.028 8.37 354
· Creatinine ≥ 300 mmol/l or ≥ 3.5 mg/dl 1.0 0.007 0.001−0.013 3.03 354
· Bilirubin ≥ 100 mmol/l or ≥ 6 mg/dl 0.5 <0.001 <0.001−0.002 1.25 354
· pH < 7.1 0.8 0.009 0.001−0.016 5.32 354
· Lactate > 5 0.8 0.098 0.032−0.165 18.31 354
· Platelet < 50,000 2.1 0.025 0.006−0.044 5.32 354
· Absence of consciousness plus glucose and ketoacids in urine 0.2 0.004 <0.001−0.009 3.49 354
· Condition of woman at discharge (Medical discharge) 94.1 0.011 0.002–0.020 6.54 354
· Unsafe abortion 0.6 0.025 0.006–0.045 7.43 310
· Maternal Death 1.5 0.018 0.004−0.033 7.93 354
· Maternal Death + NM 9.5 0.077 0.023−0.130 21.09 354

P: Prevalence of each category; ICC: Intraclass Correlation Coefficient; 95% CI: 95% confidence interval; DEFF: Design effect; na: Mean cluster size; NM: Near miss.

Haddad et al.

Haddad et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:101   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-101

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