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Table 4 reproductive characteristics & pregnancy outcome in 64 maternal deaths in Kassala State (2004-2006)

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

Characteristic n %
Parity (n = 64)   
Nullipara 16 25.0
Multipara 32 50.0
Grandmultipara 16 25.0
Antenatal care (n = 64)   
Yes 21 32.8
No 43 67.2
Place of delivery (n = 45)   
Home 31 68.9
Health facility 11 24.4
On the way 3 06.7
Skill attendant at birth (n = 45)   
Yes 22 48.9
No 23 51.1
Mode of delivery (n = 45)   
Vaginal 43 93.3
Caesarean section 3 06.7
Pregnancy outcome (n = 45)   
Live birth 23 51.1
Still birth 18 40.0
Neonatal death 2 08.9