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Table 2 Social, behavioral, and preventive factors included in the updated Pathway Analysis social autopsy questionnaire

From: Social autopsy for maternal and child deaths: a comprehensive literature review to examine the concept and the development of the method

Social factors
• Mother's education, literacy, age at marriage
• Household possessions, husband's education, breadwinner's occupation
• Duration of residence in community and time to reach usual health provider
• Social capital (community joint action, helpful persons/groups, denial of services)
Maternal factors (including care seeking for complications)
• Antenatal care (blood pressure, urine and blood, counseling on food and care seeking), tetanus toxoid, insecticide-treated bed net use, malaria prophylaxis
• Birthplace and attendant, partograph, handwashing, clean delivery surface
• Knowledge of and care seeking for pregnancy, labor, and delivery complications
• Constraints to health care seeking and compliance with referral advice for maternal complications
• Quality of health care services (treatment, referral, and reasons for referral for complications)
Care seeking for child illnesses
• Newborn and child illness recognition, health care seeking, compliance with treatment, and referral advice
• Constraints to health care seeking and compliance with treatment and referral advice
• Quality of health care services (treatment, referral, and reasons for referral of sick children).