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Table 3 Likely cause of stillbirth as assigned by expert panel using hierarchical model

From: Stillbirth surveillance and review in rural districts in Bangladesh

Likely Cause of Stillbirth Type of Stillbirth All Stillbirths Combined
n (%)
Fresh Stillbirth
n (%)
Macerated Stillbirth
n (%)
Eclampsia 39 (4.6) 27 (5.8) 66 (5.0)
Hypertension 87 (10.3) 44 (9.5) 136 (10.2)
Antepartum Haemorrhage 113 (13.3) 69 (14.9) 182 (13.7)
Diabetes 20 (2.4) 21 (4.5) 41 (3.1)
Maternal Infection 77 (9.1) 38 (8.2) 115 (8.7)
Intrapartum-related hypoxia 96 (11.3) 0 (0.0) 96 (7.2)
Trauma 2 (0.2) 1 (0.2) 3 (0.2)
Unknown 414 (48.8) 264 (56.9) 688 (51.9)
Total 848 (100.0) 464 (100.0) 1327a (100.0)
  1. aTotal includes 15 stillbirths for which it was not possible to assess if it was a fresh or macerated stillbirth