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Table 4 Basic characteristics of total study population

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

  Netherlands (N = 2538) Tanzania (N = 248) Malawi (N = 386) P-value
Age (y)
 Data available 2512 248 384  
  < 20 31 (1.2) 23 (9.3) 83 (21.6) b
 20-35 1945 (77.4) 187 (75.4) 267 (69.5) a
  > 35 536 (21.3) 38 (15.3) 34 (8.9) b
Parity
 Data available 2388 227 377  
 0 1258 (52.7) 52 (22.9) 83 (22.0) b
 1 867 (36.3) 30 (13.2) 56 (14.9) b
  ≥ 2 263 (9.9) 145 (63.9) 238 (63.1) b
Units of blood
 Data available 2461 248 371  
 0 734 (29.8) 64 (25.8) 201 (54.2) b
 1 6 (0.2) 108 (43.5) 77 (20.8) b
 2 88 (3.6) 54 (21.8) 65 (17.5) b
 3 50 (2.0) 12 (4.8) 19 (5.1) b
 4 802 (32.6) 8 (3.2) 5 (1.3) b
  ≥ 5 781 (31.7) 2 (0.8) 4 (1.0) b
Mortality
 Data available 2538 248 386  
 CFR 48 (1.9) 32 (12.9) 46 (11.9)  
  1. Data is shown in numbers (percentage)
  2. a= <0.05, b = <0.0001. CFR = case fatality rate