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Table 3 Distribution of women surviving a SMM according to the WHO combined criteria for near miss and criterion of organ failure in at least one system

From: Pre-validation of the WHO organ dysfunction based criteria for identification of maternal near miss

Combined WHO criteria for near miss Criteria of organ failure *
  Yes No
   Yes 119 75
   No 1 460
Total 120 535
S = 99.2% [94.8 - 100.0] Sp = 86.0% [82.7 - 88.8]
PPV = 61.3% [54.1 - 68.2] NPV = 99.8% [98.6 - 100.0]
  1. * Gold standard (SOFA max ≥3 in at least one system) [95%CI]
  2. SMM: severe maternal morbidity.