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Table 3 Cause of maternal death in 64 cases in Kassala State (2004-2006)

From: Maternal mortality in Kassala State - Eastern Sudan: community-based study using Reproductive age mortality survey (RAMOS)

Cause n %
Direct obstetric causes   
Obstetric hemorrhage 10 15.6
Obstructed labor 9 14.1
Puerperal sepsis 7 10.9
HDP 5 07.8
Abortion 4 06.3
Miscellaneous 3 04.7
Indirect causes:   
Severe anemia 13 20.3
Acute febrile illness 6 09.4
Jaundice 4 06.3
Miscellaneous 3 04.7
Total 64 100.0
  1. HDP, hypertensive disease with pregnancy