International Journal of Pediatrics / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

Obstetrics-related characteristics of mothers having neonates with neonatal sepsis at public hospitals in Ethiopia.

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

Number of ANC visitsNo9 (36.0%)22 (8.3%)
One6 (24.0%)78 (29.5%)
Two5 (20.0%)67 (25.4%)
Three3 (12.0%)58 (22.0%)
Four and above2 (8.0%)39 (14.8%)
Gravidity<25 (20.0%)87 (33.0%)
2-49 (36.0%)53 (20.1%)
>411 (44.0%)124 (47.0%)
Parity<25 (20.0%)87 (33.0%)
2-49 (36.0%)53 (20.1%)
>411 (44.0%)124 (47.0%)
Place of deliveryHealth institution9 (36.0)212 (80.3)
Home16 (64.0%)52 (19.7%)
Delivery attendantRelatives9 (36.0%)22 (8.3%)
TTBA7 (28.0%)30 (11.4%)
HEW5 (20.0%)74 (28.0%)
Health professionals4 (16.0%)138 (52.3%)
Number of per vaginal digital examination<47 (28.0%)164 (62.1%)
>418 (72.0%)100 (37.9%)
History of foul-smelling liquorYes16 (64.0%)29 (11.0%)
No9 (36.0%)235 (89.0%)
History of pregnancy-induced hypertensionYes16 (64.0%)55 (20.8%)
No9 (36.0%)209 (79.2%)
History of bleeding during pregnancyYes14 (56.0%)61 (23.1%)
No11 (44.0%)203 (76.9%)
History of UTI/STIYes16 (64%)38 (14.4%)
No9 (36.0%)226 (85.6%)
History of meconium-stained amniotic fluidYes25 (100%)32 (12.1%)
No0 (0%)232 (87.9%)
History of intrapartum feverYes15 (60.0%)19 (7.2%)
No10 (40.0%)245 (92.8%)
History of diagnosed chorioamnionitisYes18 (72.0%)50 (18.9%)
No7 (28.0%)214 (81.1%)
Time of rupture of membrane<12hours18 (72.0%)84 (31.8%)
>12 hours7 (28.0%)180 (68.2%)
Onset of laborSpontaneous13 (52.0%)213 (80.7%)
Induced12 (48.0%)51 (19.3%)
Mode of deliverySpontaneous vaginal delivery14 (56.0%)195 (73.9%)
Assisted instrumental delivery9 (36.0%)43 (16.3%)
Cesarean section2 (8.0%)26 (9.8%)
Gestational age (weeks)<3712 (48.0%)161 (61.0%)
37-4212 (48.0%)103 (39.0%)
>421 (4.0%)0 (0%)

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