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Table 3 Obstetric profile among all women and women who experienced a near-miss event in the four study hospitals

From: A cross sectional study of maternal ‘near-miss’ cases in major public hospitals in Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria

  Egypt Lebanon Palestine Syria
  Al Galaa Hospitalb Rafik Hariri University Hospital Ramallah Hospital Dar Al Tawleed Hospital
  All womenb MNM P-valuea All women MNM P-valuea All women MNM P-valuea All women MNM P-valuea
  N (%) N (%)   N (%) N (%)   N (%) N (%)   N (%) N (%)  
Previous C Section    (NA)    0.123    0.062    0.227
0 (NA) 16 (50.0)   909 (77.2) 3 (60.0)   1019 (82.4) 10 (62.5)   2793(81.6) 12 (66.7)  
1 (NA) 5 (15.6)   157 (13.3) 0 (0.0)   138 (11.2) 4 (25.0)   365 (10.7) 3 (16.7)  
2+ (NA) 11 (34.4)   112 (9.5) 2 (40.0)   80 (6.5) 2 (12.5)   265 (7.7) 3 (16.7)  
Gestational Age at delivery    (NA)    0.002    0.000    0.000
<33 weeks (NA) 13 (43.3)   64 (5.4) 2 (40.0)   32 (2.6) 4 (26.7)   146 (4.3) 6 (33.3)  
33-36 weeks (NA) 8 (26.7)   129 (11.0) 2 (40.0)   109 (8.8) 2 (13.3)   137 (4) 3 (16.7)  
37+ weeks (NA) 9 (30.0)   985 (83.6) 1 (20.0)   1093 (88.6) 9 (60)   3138 (91.7) 9 (50.0)  
Onset of Labour    (NA)    0.043    0.000    0.000
Spontaneous (NA) 3 (14.3)c   858 (72.8) 1 (20.0)   952 (77) 7 (43.8)   3154 (94.1) 9 (64.3)  
Induced (NA) 3 (14.3)   238 (20.2) 3 (60.0)   131 (10.6) 2 (12.5)   18 (0.5) 1 (7.1)  
No Labour (NA) 15 (71.4)   79 (6.7) 1 (20.0)   154 (12.4) 7 (43.8)   179 (5.3) 4 (28.6)  
Mode of delivery    (NA)    0.007    0.000    0.000
Vaginal Delivery 1248 (41.5) 3 (9.4)   746 (63.3) 0 (0.0)   927 (74.9) 5 (31.1)   2451 (71.6) 5 (27.8)  
Caesarean section 1488 (49.5) 21 (65.6)   432 (36.7) 5 (100)   307 (24.8) 8 (50.0)   913 (26.7) 11 (61.1)  
All Other 268 (8.9) 8 (25.0)   0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)   3 (0.3) 3 (18.9)   58(1.7) 2 (11.1)  
  1. aAll P-values represent the difference between the two groups of women: MNM and women who are not MNM
  2. bGiven high caseload at Al Galaa Hospital in Egypt, it was not possible to collect data on all women
  3. cthe total number of cases might not add exactly to the total number of maternal near-miss cases due to missing data
  4. (NA) = Not Applicable
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