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Table 2 Trend in seasonal variation in MMR at EFSTH 2007–2014

From: A retrospective analysis of trends in maternal mortality in a Gambian tertiary health centre

  2007–2010 2011–2014
January–August
Number (%)
September–December
Number (%)
Relative riska January–August
Number (%)
September–December
Number (%)
Relative riska
Live births 13,667 (64.0) 7686 (36.0) 0.8710* 11,263 (64.2) 6280 (35.8) 0.7367**
Maternal deaths 223 (67.2) 109 (32.8) 235 (71.0) 96 (29.0)
MMR 1631.7 1418.2 2086.5 1528.7
  1. * p = 0.2338, ** p = 0.1110
  2. aRelative risk = September–December/January–August (95% confidence interval)