The article illustrates the large variability of estimates and the tendency to underestimate uncertainty in South Africa and conclude that unless a country has a nationally representative system to track maternal deaths, there is likely to be a great deal of uncertainty about maternal mortality.

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Rob E Dorrington & Debbie Bradshaw
Publication: Bulletin of the World Health Organization; Type: Perspectives
Article ID: BLT.15.155036