Table 2

Maternal mortality indicators estimated separately for male and female respondents using the sisterhood method for year 1998 in rural Bonke, Gamo Gofa, South-west Ethiopia, 2011
Male Female total
Number of respondents 5262 (62%) 3241(38%) 8503
Sisters survived 15 years+ 11235 8838 22473
Sisters died of all causes 1483 859 2342
Pregnancy related deaths 482 337 819
Sister units of risk exposure 5094 2785 8068
Lifetime risk of maternal death 0.095 0.121 0.102
MMR* 1,547 1,995 1,667

* per 100,000 live births.

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