Skip to main content

Table 2 Morbidity conditions leading to inclusion in a sample of women with potentially life-threatening conditions and severe maternal outcomes

From: Maternal near miss and quality of maternal health care in Baghdad, Iraq

  n %
Women with potentially life-threatening conditions 212 100.00%
Women with severe complications 174 82.08%
Severe postpartum hemorrhage 84 39.62%
Severe Preeclampsia 4 1.89%
Eclampsia 43 20.28%
Sepsis or severe systemic infection 10 4.72%
Ruptured uterus 29 13.68%
Other complications associated with severe maternal outcome 22 10.38%
Women undergoing critical Interventions 181 85.38%
Use of blood products 118 55.66%
Interventional radiology (uterine artery embolization) 2 0.94%
Laparotomy 85 40.09%
Admission to Intensive Care Unit 73 34.43%
Organ dysfunction in maternal near-miss cases 129 100.00%
Cardiovascular dysfunction 72 55.81%
Respiratory dysfunction 30 23.26%
Renal dysfunction 6 4.65%
Coagulation/hematologic dysfunction 30 23.26%
Hepatic dysfunction 5 3.88%
Neurologic dysfunction 23 17.83%
Uterine dysfunction/hysterectomy 69 53.49%
Multiple organ dysfunction 64 49.61%
Organ dysfunction in maternal deaths 16 100.00%
Cardiovascular dysfunction 7 43.75%
Respiratory dysfunction 8 50.00%
Renal dysfunction 4 25.00%
Coagulation/hematologic dysfunction 3 18.75%
Hepatic dysfunction 0 0.00%
Neurologic dysfunction 4 25.00%
Uterine dysfunction/hysterectomy 6 37.50%
Unspecified organ dysfunction 1 6.25%
Multiple organ dysfunction 9 56.25%