Maternal sepsis and other maternal infections deaths

per 100,000 people, 1990–2017

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Maternal disorders are those complications occurring during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. The study-level covariates included 1) under reported, 2) hospital inpatient, 3) marketscan, year 2000, 4) marketscan, year 2010, 5) marketscan, year 2012, 6) diagnostic criteria for severe cases. Maternal sepsis is a severe bacterial infection, usually of the uterus (womb), which can occur in pregnant women or more commonly, in the days following childbirth.

Source: Global Health Data Exchange