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Table 3 Major obstetric hemorrhage associated with severe maternal outcomes (SMO) in Rwanda

From: Maternal near miss and mortality in a tertiary care hospital in Rwanda

Number (% of severe morbidity/mortality cases)a
No Hemorrhage 147(76)
Postpartum Hemorrhage 23 (51)
Uterine Rupture 10(5)
Ruptured Ectopic 5(2.6)
Placenta previa, accrete/increta/percreta 3(6.6)
Abortion Related 3(1.6)
Other (motor vehicle accident) 1 (2)
  1. asome patients experienced more than one severe morbidity; 36 (18.7 %) of patients experienced hemorrhage as the primary diagnosis