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Table 4 Mean number of PPH specific maternal deaths and associated PPH specific and overall MMRs in a hypothetical population of 100,000 Bangladeshi women who delivered live births at home across 4 scenarios modeled using Crystal Ball

From: Modeling maternal mortality in Bangladesh: the role of misoprostol in postpartum hemorrhage prevention

Scenario Misoprostol coverage Mean number of PPH deaths/PPH specific MMR Range of number of PPH deaths SD of the sample mean Expected number of all other maternal deaths1 Overall MMR1 Estimated number of maternal deaths2
Project level 69% 40 15-76 8.01 134 174 5,286
No misoprostol 0% 51 25-85 9.30 134 185 5,620
Low misoprostol 40% 45 20-83 8.26 134 179 5,438
High misoprostol 80% 38 17-70 7.04 134 172 5,225
  1. 1Calculated from BMMS MMRs (overall MMR, 194; overall MMR excluding PPH specific MMR, 134) with the assumption that all other causes of death happened at the same level as BMMS.
  2. 2Based on recent estimate of 3,038,000 annual births [38].