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Table 3 Frequencies of maternal near miss and maternal death by type of organ system dysfunction

From: Maternal Near Miss and quality of care in a rural Rwandan hospital

Organ dysfunctions MNM cases n = 86 (%) Maternal death n = 13 (%) MNM mortality ratio Mortality index (%) 95 % CI
Cardiovascular 56 (65.1) 7 (53.8) 8 :1 11.1 (4.9–21.)
Renal 5 (5.8) 1 (7.7) 5 :1 16.7 (0.8–82.2)
Respiratory 25 (29.1) 6 (46.2) 4 :1 19.4 (7.9–40.3)
Hepatic 6 (7.0) 3 (23.1) 2 :1 33.3 (8.5–90.7)
Neurologic 26 (30.2) 5 (38.5) 5 :1 16.1 (5.9–35.8)
Hematologic 16 (18.6) 7 (53.8) 2 :1 30.4 (13.3–60.2)
Hysterectomy/Uterine 8 (9.3) 3 (23.1) 3 :1 27.3 (6.9–74.2)
Multiple organ 35 (40.7) 9 (69.2) 4 :1 20.5 (9.9–37.5)
Unspecified organ 2 (15.4)