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Table 2 Demographics of the three study populations

From: Validating the WHO maternal near miss tool: comparing high- and low-resource settings

  The Netherlands Tanzania Malawi
Study type Prospective cohort Prospective cohort Prospective cohort
Period 2004-2006 2009-2011 2007-2009
Population Nationwide Haydom Lutheran Hospital Thyolo District
Maternity units 98 1 29b
Reference area (km2) 41,526 51,000 1715
Live birthsa 375,657 9136 31,838
Deliveriesa 371,021 9471 33,254
  1. Data is shown in numbers
  2. aDuring study period
  3. bIncluding Thyolo District Hospital and 28 smaller, government, mission and private facilities