International Journal of Pediatrics / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

A Neonatal Resuscitation Curriculum in Malawi, Africa: Did It Change In-Hospital Mortality?

Table 3

Birth outcomes at St. Gabriel’s Hospital before and after LPCH neonatal resuscitation training.

PreinterventionPostintervention

Total deliveries34493515
Total neonatal deaths7277
Total maternal deaths147
Neonatal mortality20.876 per 100021.906 per 1000
Maternal mortality4.059 per 10001.991 per 1000
5-minute Apgar score less than 513166

Fisher’s exact test indicates that the difference between pre- and postintervention percent neonatal mortality is not statistically significant, ( ). The difference between pre- and postintervention percent maternal mortality is not statistically significant, ( ).

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