Table 4

AFE case fatality

Country

Years

Case fatality rate

95% CI


Validated case identification

UK

2005-2010

19%

11-30%

Netherlands

2004-2006

11%

3-45%

Australia (Victoria)

2000-2008

43%

18-71%

Population Databases with additional criteria to exclude false positive cases

Australia (NSW)

2001-2007

35%

15-59%

Population Databases without additional criteria

US

[PMSS+NIS]

1993-1998

21%

18-22%

US

[PMSS+NIS]

1999-2005

18%

17-21%

Canada

1991-2002

13%

8-19%

Australia (national, NHMD)

1994-2005

14%

9-19%


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

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