oa South African Medical Journal - Deaths in gynaecological wards at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, 1957-1977
|Article Title||Deaths in gynaecological wards at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, 1957-1977|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Sep 1979|
|Pages||553 - 557|
|Keyword(s)||Cause of death, Deaths, Epidemiology, Groote Schuur Hospital, Gynaecological wards, Hospital management and Obstetrics and gynaecology|
During the period 1957 - 1917 there were 421 deaths recorded in the gynaecological wards of Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town. Nearly 50% of the patient were Coloureds, 25% were Whites, and 14% were attacks; in 14% the ethnic group was not stated.
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