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Table 3 Comparison of cases of maternal death between groups with a higher degree of human development (groups 1 and 2) and groups with a lower HDI (groups 3 and 4)

From: Maternal mortality trends in Spain during the 2000-2018 period: the role of maternal origin

Variable HDI 1-2 HDI 3-4 p value
Maternal age, mean (SD) 33.8 (5.76) 32.2 (5.58) 0.19
Not married, n (%) 82 (30.4) 3 (12.5) 0.06
GII, mean (SD) 0.11 (0.1) 0.49 (0.05) < 0.001
Cause of maternal death:
 Haemorrhage, n (%) 56 (20.81) 7 (41.2) 0.34
 Hypertensive disorders, n (%) 51 (18.9) 6 (25) 0.54
 Infection/sepsis, n (%) 20 (7.43) 1 (4.16) 0.55
 Amniotic fluid embolism, n (%) 28 (10.4) 1 (4.16) 0.32
 Abortive outcome, n (%) 19 (7.06) 1 (4.16) 0.58
 Obstetric blood-clot embolism, n (%) 23 (8.55) 1 (4.16) 0.43