Table 10 : Distribution of major obstetric complications and deaths recorded in 2008 in 30
health facilities, Anambra State, Nigeria.


Obstetric complications Cases, N=354
Number Percent
Maternal
deaths N=39
Case fatality
rate (%)

Obstetric haemorrhage 314 88.7 14 4.5
Prolonged/obstructed labour 24 6.8 14 58.3
Post partum sepsis    4 1.1 3 75.0
Unsafe abortion 6 1.7 5 83.3
Pre-eclampsia/eclampsia 5 1.4 2 40.0
Ectopic Pregnancy 1 0.3 1 100.0
Ruptured uterus       0 0.0 0 0.0

Ifeadike et al.Research Journal of Women's Health  2016 3:2DOI : 10.7243/2054-9865-3-2