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Table 3 Usefulness of the Maternal Death Surveillance and Response system, Hwange District, 2017

From: Evaluation of the Maternal Death Surveillance and response system in Hwange District, Zimbabwe, 2017

Variable Category Frequency
Use of MDSR data Promoting routine identification of maternal deaths 5 (13.9%)
Promoting timely notification of maternal deaths 13 (36.1%)
Linking health information systems and quality improvement processes from local to national level 11 (30.6%)
Quantify and determine causes of maternal deaths 20 (55.6%)
Strengthening vital registration 3 (8.3%)
Providing better information for action and monitoring improvements in maternal health 22 (61.1%)