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Table 2 Maternal near-miss ratio (MNMR) per 1,000 live births and maternal mortality ratio (MMR) per 100,000 live births at a university hospital and a regional hospital in Tanzania between February and June 2012, including 95% confidence intervals

From: Maternal near-miss and death and their association with caesarean section complications: a cross-sectional study at a university hospital and a regional hospital in Tanzania

  University hospital Regional hospital Total
Total deliveries 3,790 9,794 13,584
Total live births 3,555 9,566 13,121
Total MNM events 326 141 467
Total maternal deaths 48 29 77
MNMR    
Included at the hospital 92 (82–102) 15 (12–17) 36a (33–39)
Delivered at the hospitalb 67 (59–75) 17 (14–20) 30 (27–33)
MMR    
Included at the hospital 1350 (1,000–1,790) 303 (200–440) 587 (460–730)
Delivered at the hospitalb 647 (410–970) 366 (250–510) 442 (340–570)
Mortality indexc 13% (9.6–17) 18% (13–25) 14% (11–17)
  1. aWhen excluding second event among women with two separate MNM events, MNMR was 35 per 1,000 live births.
  2. bExcluding women delivered at other hospitals.
  3. cMaternal deaths divided by the sum of MNM events and deaths.