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Table 2 Weighted perinatal and maternal mortality ratios by place of delivery in sub-Saharan Africa

From: Maternal and perinatal mortality by place of delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: a meta-analysis of population-based cohort studies

Outcomes/place of birth Dead Alive Mortality ratio (95% CI)* Attributable% (95% CI)*
Perinatal mortality     
Home deliveries 95 1,258 70 (57–86) 21 (-6,40)
Facility deliveries 82 1,387 56 (44–69)  
Total 177 2,645 63 (54–73)  
Maternal mortality     
Home deliveries 38 6,302 599 (424–823) N/A
Facility deliveries 35 3,668 945 (658–1315)  
Total 73 9,970 726 (570.–913)  
  1. *Estimated using Poisson exact method. N/A –Not applicable.