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Table 2 Causes of maternal deaths

From: Causes of maternal and child mortality among Cambodian sex workers and their children: a cross sectional study

Causes of maternal deaths among sex workers (N = 32) Causes of maternal deaths in Cambodiaa (N = 153)
Abortion 13 (41%) 6 (4%)
HIV 5 (16%)
Obstructed labor 3 (9%)
Suicide 3 (9%)
Accident 2 (6%)
Murder 1 (3%)
Postpartum hemorrhage 1 (3%) 55 (36%)
Unknown 4 (13%)
Other direct causes   32 (21%)
Pre-eclampsia   30 (20%)
Sepsis   12 (8%)
Heart disease   11 (7%)
Uterine rupture   5 (3%)
Anemia   2 (1%)
  1. aBased on unpublished data from the Cambodian National Maternal and Child Health Centre of maternal deaths in 2010 reported by Liljestrand