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Table 2 Characteristics of women who met study criteria of hypovolemic shock secondary to obstetric hemorrhage (n = 419) who received non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (n = 297) and women with hypovolemic shock who met criteria, but did not receive non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (n = 122)

From: Implementation project of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment and m-communication to enhance maternal health care in rural Tanzania

Variables Women with NASG applied
n (%)
Women without NASG use
n (%)
Total frequency
n = 419
n (%)
Referred to higher care
 Yes 193 (85.8) 32 (14.2) 225 (100)
 No, managed at facility 104 (53.6) 90 (46.4) 194 (100)
NASG applied
 Yes 297 (100) 0 (0) 297 (71)
 No 0 (0) 122 (100) 122 (29)
Etiology
 Complications of abortion 46 (41.8) 64 (58.2) 110 (100)
 Uterine atony 65 (84.4) 12 (15.6) 77 (100)
 Retained placenta 50 (79.4) 13 (20.6) 63 (100)
 Placenta previa 33 (78.6) 9 (21.4) 42 (100)
 Placental abruption 30 (85.7) 5 (14.3) 35 (100)
 Ruptured uterus 25 (73.5) 9 (26.5) 34 (100)
 Lacerations 23 (88.5) 3 (11.5) 26 (100)
 Ectopic pregnancy 4 (66.7) 2 (33.3) 6 (100)
 DIC 5 (83.3) 1 (16.7) 6 (100)
 Other 16 (80.0) 4 (20.0) 20 (100)
Systolic blood pressure
  ≤ 80 183 (73.2) 67 (26.8) 250 (100)
 81–90 52 (76.5) 16 (23.5) 68 (100)
  > 90 56 (59.6) 38 (40.4) 94 (100)
 Missing 6 (85.7) 1 (14.3) 7 (100)
Consciousness status
 Normal 70 (62.5) 42 (37.5) 112 (100)
 Confused 148 (75.5) 48 (24.5) 196 (100)
 Unconscious 79 (71.2) 32 (28.8) 111 (100)