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Table 2 Responses of 2917 respondents about their sister’s vital status and the lifetime risk of maternal death in Kebbi State

From: Maternal mortality ratio in selected rural communities in Kebbi State, Northwest Nigeria

Age group of respondent (years) No. of respondents (%) No. of maternal sisters ever married No. of sisters who died (%) No. of maternal deaths (%) Adjustment factor Sisters exposed (Col3×Col6) Lifetime risk (Col 5/Col 7)
15–19 494 (16.9) 1120 26 (6.4) 16 (7.8) 0.107 120  
20–24 666 (22.8) 1586 40 (9.8) 30 (14.7) 0.206 327  
25–29 711 (24.4) 1962 89 (21.8) 47 (23.1) 0.343 673  
30–34 412 (14.1) 1214 63 (15.4) 29 (14.2) 0.503 611  
35–39 314 (10.8) 1125 65 (15.8) 32 (15.7) 0.664 747  
40–44 202 (6.9) 743 74 (18.1) 31 (15.2) 0.802 596  
45–49 118 (4.1) 483 52 (12.7) 19 (9.3) 0.900 435  
Total 2917 (100.0) 8233 409 (100.0) 204 (100.0) 3508 0.06
  1. MMR, 890/100,000 live births; CI, 504–1281