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Table 2 Obstetric outcomes of women with MOH (n = 119)

From: Major obstetric haemorrhage in Metro East, Cape Town, South Africa: a population-based cohort study using the maternal near-miss approach

 N (%)
Mode of birth
 Spontaneous vaginal birth56 (47.1)
 Instrumental4 (3.3)
 Caesarean section58 (48.7)
 Laparotomy for ectopic pregnancy1 (0.8)
Maternal outcome
 Maternal death1 (0.8)
 Poor outcome MOHa46 (38.7)
 Case fatality rate1 (0.8)
Neonatal outcome (n = 126)
 Live births61 (48.8)
 Stillbirths58 (46.0)
 Neonatal deaths3 (2.4)
 Missing data4 (3.2)
  1. apoor outcome = massive blood transfusion of ≥8 units of RBCs, hysterectomy or death