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Table 3 Trend in the frequency of delivery and maternal mortality ratio (2000–2005)

From: Maternal deaths in Sagamu in the new millennium: a facility-based retrospective analysis

Year Deliveries Live births Maternal deaths MMR (95% CI)
2000 439 418 14 3349.3 1589.8 – 5108.8
2001 445 399 10 2506.3 940.7 – 4070.9
2002 475 433 17 3926.1 2059.6 – 5792.6
2003 545 502 16 3187.3 1620.1 – 4754.5
2004 481 443 11 2483.1 1005.3 – 3960.9
2005 343 314 7 2229.3 563.2 – 3895.4
Total 2728 2509 75 2989.2 563.2 – 3895.4
  1. * Only the first half of 2005.
  2. MMR: Maternal mortality ratio.
  3. 95% CI: 95% confidence interval