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Table 2 Prevalence of composite adverse maternal outcome

From: Risk factors associated with adverse maternal outcomes following intrapartum cesarean birth: a secondary analysis of the WHO global survey on maternal and perinatal health, 2004–2008

Complication Prevalence (n = 29,516)
Prevalence of Composite Outcome in Total Population 1040 (3.5%)
Prevalence Components of Composite:
 ICU Admission ≥ 2 Days 846 (2.9%)
 Hysterectomy 160 (0.5%)
 Maternal Death 49 (0.2%)
  1. 81.3% (846/1040) are from ICU admission, 15.4% (160/1040) are hysterectomy, 4.7% (49/1040) for death. These will sum to > 100% because people can fall into multiple categories
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