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Table 5 Summary of causes of death by data source

From: The triple threat of pregnancy, HIV infection and malaria: reported causes of maternal mortality in two nationwide health facility assessments in Mozambique, 2007 and 2012

Data Source No. of maternal deaths Direct causes HIV-related Malaria-related Other indirect Unknown
2007–08 INCAM 213 55 % 18 % 23 % 4 % --
2007 MNH assessment 2,199 65 % 10 % 9 % 17 % --
2007 MDRs 712 74 % 12%a 7 % 5 % 2 %
2012 EmONC assessment 459 42 % 17%b 20 % 12 % 9 %
  1. a1 % of the MDR deaths were attributed to malaria + HIV and were included with HIV deaths
  2. b3 % of 2012 deaths were attributed to malaria + HIV and are included with HIV deaths