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Table 4 Reasons of referral to the tertiary hospital (N 156 = 75.4%)

From: A ten year analysis of maternal deaths in a tertiary hospital using the three delays model

Reason N (%)
Non -availability of blood 110 (53%)
Non-availability of intensive care unit (ICU) 70 (33.8%)
Non-availability of anaesthetists 64 (30.9%)
Non-availability of skilled personel 33 (15.9%)
Shortage of equipment and supplies 134 (64.7%)