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Table 2 The main diagnosed conditions for SAMM/NM cases in the referral maternity wards in Sergipe

From: The prevalence of severe maternal morbidity and near miss and associated factors in Sergipe, Northeast Brazil

  SAMM (n = 1102) NM (n = 77)
Criteria n % n %
Haemorrhagic disorders 152 15.4 - -
Hypertensive disorders 666 67.5 - -
Other systemic disorders 84 8.5 - -
Severe management indicators 607 61.7 - -
Clinical criteria - - 29 41.4
Laboratory-based criteria - - 15 21.4
Management-based criteria - - 61 87.1
  1. The sum totaled more than 100% because the patients had were eligible for more than one SAMM/NM criterion. NM: maternal near miss; SAMM: severe acute maternal morbidity.