Table 1

Timing (gestation and days) of women who died in pregnancy or in the early postnatal period

Deaths of women (gestation or days)ReviewedNot reviewedTotal
Number (%)Number (%)
Deaths in antenatal period (gestation)0–20/4028 (62)17 (38)45
21–35/4026 (87)4 (13)30
36–42/4014 (82)3 (18)17
Antenatal total68 (74)24 (26)92
Deaths in postnatal period0–6 days66 (85)12 (15)78
7–13 days15 (79)4 (21)19
14–27 days19 (79)5 (21)24
28–42 days9 (45)11 (55)20
Postnatal total109 (77)32 (23)141
Total177 (76%)56 (24%)233