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Table 4 Perception of key respondent regarding causes of maternal deaths

From: Causes of neonatal and maternal deaths in Dhaka slums: Implications for service delivery

Lay perception of cause of maternal deaths N (%)
Bleeding after delivery 7 (18.9)
Jaundice 6 (15.8)
Complication of delivery 4 (10.5)
Retained placenta 3 (7.9)
Convulsion 3 (7.9)
Other causes* 15 (39.4)
  1. *Other causes included transfused blood was bad, difficult breathing, Caesarian section (C/S) done by unqualified doctor, abortion
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