Table 5

Severe maternal outcomes and near miss indicators
All live births in the population under surveillance 25,472
Severe maternal outcomes (SMO) cases (n) 145
Maternal Deaths (n) 16
Maternal near miss cases (n) 129
    Overall near-miss indicators
Severe Maternal Outcome ratio (per 1000 live births) 5.69
Maternal near miss incidence ratio (per 1000 live births) 5.06
Maternal near miss mortality ratio 9:1
Mortality index 11.03%
    Hospital access indicators
SMO cases presenting the organ dysfunction or maternal death within 12 hours of hospital stay (SMO12) (n) 127
Proportion of SMO12 cases among all SMO cases 87.59%
Proportion of SMO12 cases coming from other health facilities 34.65%
SMO12 mortality index 11.02%
    Intra-hospital care
Intra-hospital SMO cases (n) 18
Intra-hospital SMO rate (per 1000 live births) 0.71
Intra-Hospital mortality index 11.11%

Jabir et al.

Jabir et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2013 13:11   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-13-11

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