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Research Article

Knowledge about Neonatal Danger Signs and Associated Factors among Mothers Attending Immunization Clinic at Arba Minch General Hospital, Southern Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study

Table 3

Prompt knowledge of neonatal danger signs among mothers () visiting immunization unit of Arba Minch General Hospital, Southern Ethiopia, 2018.

Neonatal signsFrequency (%)
NoYes

Fever (body hotness)232(67.2)113(32.8)
Stopped feeding on breast296(85.8)49(14.2)
History of convulsion or fits319(92.5)26(7.5)
Jaundice (yellow palms and soles)320(92.8)25((7.2)
Fast breathing306(88.7)39(11.3)
Severe chest in drawing (difficulty of breathing)300(87.0)45(13.0)
Signs of local infection (red umbilicus or draining pus)326(94.5)19(5.5)
Coldness (hypothermia)305(88.4)40(11.6)
No spontaneous body movement309(89.6)36(10.4)
Diarrhoea204(59.1)141(40.9)

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