Incidence and causes of maternal mortality in five Kampala hospitals, 1980-1986.

@article{Kampikaho1991IncidenceAC,
  title={Incidence and causes of maternal mortality in five Kampala hospitals, 1980-1986.},
  author={A Kampikaho and Les M. Irwig},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={1991},
  volume={68 8},
  pages={624-31}
}
This report presents results of a descriptive study to estimate the mortality rate, identify the type and the causes of maternal deaths. The study was conducted in 1987 in Kampala hospitals for a period covering seven years from 1st January 1980 to 31st December, 1986. The non abortion maternal mortality rate (NAMMR) was 2.65 per 1000 deliveries while the abortion related maternal mortality rate (ARMMR) was 3.58 per 1000 abortions. There was a statistically significant increase in NAMMR while… CONTINUE READING

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