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Table 1 Case by case analysis of maternal deaths occurring in 2011 (n = 5)

From: Early detection of maternal deaths in Senegal through household-based death notification integrating verbal and social autopsy: a community-level case study

  CASE 1 CASE 2 CASE 3 CASE 4 CASE 5
Age of Mother (Years) 39 35 32 15 20
Gestational Age (Months) 9 5 9 9 5
Place of Childbirth Home Hospital Hospital Hospital Hospital
Place of Death Hospital Hospital Hospital Hospital Hospital
Cause of Death PPH PPH PPH PPH Eclampsia
Pathway to Survival# Level 1 Level 4 Level 4 Level 4 Level 4
Level 2
  1. #Weaknesses in the Continuum of care using the Pathway to Survival Framework: Level 1 – Recognizing Illness or need for care; Level 2 – Seeking Assistance; Level 3 – Referring appropriately; Level 4 – Receiving adequate treatment.