Table 3

AFE Mortality ratios

Country

Years

Cases

Mortality

95% CI


Validated case identification

UK

2003-2005

17

0.8 per 100 000 maternities

0.5-1.3

UK

2006-2008

13

0.6 per 100 000 maternities

0.3-1.0

Netherlands

1983-1992

2

0.1 per 100 000 live births

0.0-0.4

Netherlands

1993-2005

11

0.4 per 100 000 live births

0.2-0.8

Australia (national)

1994-2005

33

1.1 per 100 000 maternities

0.7-1.4

Australia (Victoria)

2000-2008

6

1.0 per 100 000 maternities

0.4-2.2

Population Database with additional criteria to exclude false positive cases

Australia (NSW)

2001-2007

6

1.2 per 100 000 maternities

0.3-2.0

Population Database without additional criteria

US (PMSS)

1991-1996

237

0.9 per 100 000 live births

*

US (PMSS)

1997-2001

256

1.3 per 100 000 live birth

*

US (PMSS)

2002-2005

171

1.0 per 100 000 live births

*

Canada

1991-2002

24

0.8 per 100 000 deliveries

0.5-1.2


*Based on data on all births therefore no confidence intervals quoted

Knight et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-7

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