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Table 3 Comparison of preventable maternal mortality ratio among different regions, China, 1996-2000 and 2001-2005

From: Preventable maternal mortality: Geographic/rural-urban differences and associated factors from the population-based maternal mortality surveillance system in China

Region RRa(95% CI) Preventable proportion (%)
  Urban-Urban Rural-Rural Adjusted*  
1996-2000     
Coastal 1 1 1 75.86
Inland 1.59(1.20-2.11) 2.43(2.03-2.91) 2.19(1.88-2.54) 88.51
Remote 2.72(1.95-3.80) 5.35(4.48-6.41) 4.80(4.10-5.61) 95.35
2001-2005     
Coastal 1 1 1 66.83
Inland 1.99(1.41-2.80) 3.11(2.46-3.94) 2.77(2.28-3.36) 83.52
Remote 3.22(2.18-4.78) 5.22(4.09-6.65) 4.74(3.86-5.83) 89.16
  1. Note. CI = confidence interval.
  2. aRR = risk ratio
  3. * Adjusted for urban-rural areas using CMH.