Bulletin of the World Health Organization

A comprehensive assessment of maternal deaths in Argentina: translating multicentre collaborative research into action

Silvina Ramos, Ariel Karolinski, Mariana Romero, Raúl Mercer

Volume 85, Number 8, August 2007, 615-622

Table 4. Relationship between hospital size and other risk factors

Risk factor Hospital size(No. of deliveries per year)
P-value
< 1500(n = 23)
1500(n = 138)
N % N %
Absence of essential obstetric care 5 21.7 0 0 < 0.0001
Absence of residency programme 12 52.2 0 0 < 0.0001
Absence of on-call obstetrics-gynaecology specialist 15 65.2 5 3.6 < 0.0001
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