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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-8

Trend and causes of maternal mortality among women delivering in S. N. Medical College Hospital, Agra.


Department of SPM, S.N. Medical College, Agra

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A Jain
Department of SPM, S.N. Medical College, Agra

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PMID: 19806831

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A retrospective data analysis from records of patients from medical record section of department of gynecology and obstetric, S. N. Medical College and Hospital, Agra was done to find out the trend and causes of maternal mortality occurred during 1999-2007. The maternal deaths in the context of different causes were analyzed. A total of 192 maternal deaths occurred on 6386 live-births during last 9 years which gives anoverall hospitalized Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) as 30.07 per 1000 live births during the period. Out of these total deaths more than half (51.04%) were due to indirect causes. Anaemia (47, 24.48%), hemorrhage (35,18.23%), toxemia (35,18.23%), septicemia (18, 19.23%) were the main causes.


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