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Table 2 Cause of maternal mortality in Kassala hospital, Sudan: 2008-2010

From: Maternal near-miss in a rural hospital in Sudan

Factor Maternal death (n= 40) Percentage of the total
Septicemia/infections 14 35
Hemorrhage 9 22.5
Embolism 4 10
Malaria 4 10
Anemia 3 7.5
Ruptured uterus 2 5
Jaundice of unknown cause 2 5
Hypertensive disorders 1 2.5
Uncertain 1 2.5