International Journal of Pediatrics / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Survival Status and Predictors of Mortality among Newborns Admitted with Neonatal Sepsis at Public Hospitals in Ethiopia

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of neonates with neonatal sepsis public hospitals in Ethiopia.

VariablesCategoryStatus at the end of the follow-up period
Died (%)Survived (%)

Age of the newborn<7 days15 (60%)210 (79.5)
>7 days10 (40%)54 (20.5%)
Sex of the newbornMale16 (64.0%)164 (62.1%)
Female9 (36.0%)100 (37.9%)
Maternal age<205 (20.0%)33 (12.5%)
20-349 (36.0%)192 (72.7%)
>3411 (44.0%)39 (14.8%)
Marital statusNever married18 (72.0%)9 (3.4%)
Married7 (28.0%)255 (96.6%)
Religious statusOrthodox11 (44.0%)112 (42.4%)
Muslim5 (20.0%)49 (18.6%)
Protestant7 (28.0%)88 (33.3%)
Others2 (8.0%)15 (5.7%)
Educational status of the motherUnable to read and write9 (36.0%)30 (11.4%)
Read and write6 (24.0%)60 (22.7%)
Grade 1-85 (20.0%)89 (33.7%)
Grade 9-123 (12.0%)56 (21.2%)
College and above2 (8.0%)29 (11.0%)
Maternal occupational statusHousewife8 (32.0%)22 (8.3%)
Self-employee7 (28.0%)63 (23.9%)
Farmer5 (20.0%)90 (34.1%)
Merchant3 (12.0%)62 (23.5%)
Civil servant2 (8.0%)27 (10.2%)
Family size<44 (16.0%)127 (48.1%)
4-66 (24.0%)85 (32.2%)
>615 (60.0%)52 (19.7%)
Estimated monthly income of the family (ETB)≤139910 (40.0%)12 (4.5%)
1400-19997 (28.0%)65 (24.6%)
2000-25995 (20.0%)86 (32.6%)
≥26003 (12.0%)101 (38.3%)

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