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Table 5 Demographic characteristics in 64 maternal deaths in Kassala State (2004-2005)

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

Characteristic n = (64) %
Residence category   
Urban 11 17.2
Rural 53 82.8
Deceased education   
Illiterate 40 62.5
Non-formal 18 28.1
Elementary 2 03.1
Secondary 3 04.6
Higher 1 01.6
Husband education   
Illiterate 31 48.4
Non-formal 28 43.8
Elementary 1 01.6
Secondary 3 04.6
Higher 3 04.6
Husband occupation   
Farmer 23 36.0
Worker 15 23.4
Sheppard 13 20.3
Other 13 20.3