Table 1

All Wales PPH outcome indicators per 1000 maternities in 2017 (data extracted from the Obstetric Bleeding Strategy for Wales (OBS Cymru) database, 25 June 2019)

Outcome indicatorMean women per 1000 maternities (95% CI)
Blood product use
 Red blood cell transfusion19.7 (18.2 to 21.3)
 Fresh frozen plasma1.47 (1.1 to 1.96)
 Fibrinogen concentrate1.31 (0.965 to 1.77)
 Cryoprecipitate0.287 (0.151 to 0.546)
 Platelets0.638 (0.413 to 0.986)
Level 3 intensive care admission for PPH0.702 (0.464 to 1.06)
Hysterectomy for PPH0.255 (0.129 to 0.504)
  • PPH, postpartum haemorrhage.