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Table 1 Maternal perinatal and neonatal mortality indicators

From: Maternal near misses from two referral hospitals in Uganda: a prospective cohort study on incidence, determinants and prognostic factors

Indicators Ratio
 Maternal near miss ratio 8.42 per 1000 live births.
 Severe maternal outcome ratio 9.99 per 1000 live births
 Maternal mortality ratio (MMR) 503 per 100,000 live births.
 Severe maternal mortality index 15.8 %
Case-specific mortality rates  
 Puerperal sepsis (9 out of 142) 6.3 %
 Severe obstructed labor (19 out of 564) 3.4 %
Abortion-related deaths  
  Abortion haemorrhage (5 out of 41) 12.2 %
  Postabortion sepsis (5 of 114) 4.4 %
  Overall (10 out of 155) 6.5 %
Obstetric hemorrhage  
  Antepartum haemorrhage (5 out of 136) 5.1 %
  Postpartum haemorrhage (15 out of 208) 7.2 %
  Ruptured uterus (27 out of 151) 17.9 %
Hypertensive disorders  
  Severe preeclampsia (5 out of 216) 2.3 %
  Eclampsia (13 out of 171) 17.8 %
  HELLP Syndrome (2 out of 7) 28.6 %
  Overall (20 out of 394) 5.1 %